Cookie::is_expired(): boolean

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Check if a cookie is expired.


Checks the age against $this->reference_time to determine if the cookie is expired.


boolean True if expired, false if time is valid.


public function is_expired() {
	// RFC6265, s.
	// If a cookie has both the Max-Age and the Expires attribute, the Max-
	// Age attribute has precedence and controls the expiration date of the
	// cookie.
	if (isset($this->attributes['max-age'])) {
		$max_age = $this->attributes['max-age'];
		return $max_age < $this->reference_time;

	if (isset($this->attributes['expires'])) {
		$expires = $this->attributes['expires'];
		return $expires < $this->reference_time;

	return false;

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