[plt-scheme] session info in web server applications

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Nov 5 00:06:01 EST 2009

The standard thing is to use a parameter that the continuation
captures (in the URL) and a cookie that the browser holds as an
authenticator. In the FAQ I link to something that talks about doing
cookies as authenticators correctly.


On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 2:20 AM, Todd O'Bryan <toddobryan at gmail.com> wrote:
> After a user logs in, I'd like to keep track of who the user is and be
> able to get that information from somewhere. In other frameworks I've
> used, I'd save the user in a session and access it from there.
> How would I do such a thing naturally in the web app framework? I
> suspect that I'm not sufficiently comfortable with the idea of
> continuations...
> Todd
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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