[Seaside] sharing sessions through links..
Randal L. Schwartz
merlyn at stonehenge.com
Mon Oct 27 23:24:36 UTC 2008
>>>>> "Julian" == Julian Fitzell <jfitzell at gmail.com> writes:
Julian> We can check an IP address but that isn't entirely secure and is
Julian> problematic if the user gets disconnected from their VPN or whatever
Julian> and gets a new IP.
Or worse... the canonical example being the walled-garden AOL users who got a
different proxy IP address for every connection *within a single page hit*.
As in, main page 22.214.171.124... first image 126.96.36.199... second image
188.8.131.52... form posted via 184.108.40.206.
I always pull that gem out whenever people mumble "session... IP
authentication". It Won't Work.
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