Feature Request: JavaScript cookie expiration does not support "MM DD YYYY" format

Not reproducible Issue #697596

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Aug 12, 2014
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Repro Steps:

  1. Open Internet Explorer 11 to any URL.
  2. Open Developer Tools
  3. In the console run the following:
    document.cookie = "testIECookie=;expires=Wed, Dec 31 1969 15:59:59 GMT; path=/";
  4. View cookies and look for testIECookie, it should not be present. OR run the following in the console:
    alert(~document.cookie.indexOf(“testIECookie”) ? “Failure: Cookie erroneously created” : “Success: Cookie not created”);

Expected Results:

Running the JavaScript code below no new cookie should be created, if an existing cookie exists it should be deleted:
document.cookie = "test=;expires=Wed, Dec 31 1969 15:59:59 GMT; path=/";

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Tony S.” to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Assigned To to “David W.”

      Changed Status from “Won’t fix”

      Changed Title from “FEATURE REQUEST: JavaScript cookie expiration does not support "MM DD YYYY" format” to “Feature Request: JavaScript cookie expiration does not support "MM DD YYYY" format”

      Changed Assigned To from “David W.” to “Rob T.”

    •   This issue is not reproducing is the Anniversary or current insiders release.  If this issue still is happening on a current release, please reopen this issue with new repro steps.

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “Not reproducible”

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