[Seaside] Seaside Sessions in a Blog Server

sebastian sebastian at flowingconcept.com
Sat Oct 17 16:25:19 UTC 2009

I use a periodic js dummy callback to prevent expiration


On 17/10/2009, at 13:09, Karsten <karsten at heeg.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> there's this constant example of building a blog server with  
> whatever web framework. If you try to build a real webserver in  
> Seaside you've got to handle sessions somewhat properly. If you view  
> a post and have a comment input field then the session will be  
> started when you open the post. After reading through a very  
> lengthly post the session is probably times out. After writing a  
> lengthly comment it's certainly timed out. If the user submits the  
> comment after the session is timed out, his comment is lost.
> The easiest way to handle this is to set the session timeout to  
> maybe a day or so. However, i'd rather use a short session time to  
> not have tons of sessions in the image. What would be the right way  
> to handle that kind of situations? I guess this could be done in  
> initialRequest:, but how do you figure out which callback-numbers  
> match which input field?
> Kind Regards
> Karsten
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