[plt-scheme] session info in web server applications

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Nov 5 13:19:40 EST 2009

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On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 5:47 PM, David Storrs <david.storrs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 5:06 AM, Jay McCarthy <jay.mccarthy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The standard thing [for sessions] 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.
>> Jay
> This is enough of a FAQ that it should probably be a standard web-server
> module.  I can take a look at our code base and see if the auth / session
> parts can be easily packaged up and contributed back to core, or if they are
> too wound into our business logic.  Assuming they can be broken out, what's
> the best way to get the code to you, Jay?
> Dave

Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
Assistant Professor / Brigham Young University

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