[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 first image second image form posted via

I always pull that gem out whenever people mumble "session... IP
authentication".  It Won't Work.

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