[Seaside] sharing sessions through links..

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Mon Oct 27 15:06:29 UTC 2008

>>>>> "Julian" == Julian Fitzell <julian at fitzell.ca> writes:

Julian> Unless you take action to prevent it, yes. This problem isn't unique
Julian> to Seaside, of course; any system with session keys in URLs will be
Julian> have the same problem. You can, of course, configure the session key
Julian> to be stored in cookies, which eliminates the problem.

Of course, you trade one problem for another there. If you use session
cookies, you won't be able to have a single browser with two separate sessions
in two separate windows, because the cookie is browser-wide.

Perhaps, you could add a cookie to identify a particular browser, and then use
Seaside sessions in the URL to identify a particular session for a particular

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