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Re: Dynamic sessions

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 20:41:25 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200307311941.h6VJfP000373@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> In many cases it seems that sessions are made to time out very
> quickly for security reasons. An example would be online banking, for

Unfortunately security considerations often conflict with accessibility.

> users the option of specifying that they may require a longer
> time-out period. In a login-based system, this could be stored as an

I can't see anyone doing that, except possibly after some manual vetting
of the particular user.  Otherwise, because people tend to configure
for convenience, rather than security, a lot of people are likely to
use the feature.
Received on Thursday, 31 July 2003 15:57:15 UTC

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