Re: Introducing a Session header...

In message <>, "Nicol
as Mailhot" writes:

>1. at the start of a stateful interaction the server (only actor that
>knows it will need state) challenges the user agent for a new unique id,
>and provides a unique state tag (short so it can not be abused for
>anything else)

I think we can speed up this safely by allowing the client to always
offer a unique ID without being asked.  If the server doesn't need it,
it will just ignore it.

>I'm quite sure that if such a mechanism existed today the EU would have
>just banned cookie use altogether.


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Received on Friday, 20 July 2012 10:41:57 UTC