[Zope] Re: [Zope3-Users] Authentication without cookies

Jonathan dev101 at magma.ca
Mon Apr 14 13:45:03 EDT 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Hermann Himmelbauer" <dusty at qwer.tk>
To: "Peter Bengtsson" <peter at fry-it.com>
Cc: <zope3-users at zope.org>
Sent: Monday, April 14, 2008 1:34 PM
Subject: Re: [Zope3-Users] Authentication without cookies

> Am Montag, 14. April 2008 18:55 schrieb Peter Bengtsson:
>> Slightly off-topic: What mobile browsers that support XHTML don't
>> support cookies these days? Don't need an accurate answer but I'm
>> curious about rough numbers.
> Well, I have a SonyEricsson K750i which seems not to support cookies. It 
> does
> have some options for cookies, but they don't work.
> And the SonyEricsson K550i does support cookies, but - even worse - 
> sometimes
> does not send the cookie, which *may* have something to do with the cookie
> path and bugs in the mobile browser. In this case, the user loses his
> authentication and has to login.
> So, if even such recent models have severe cookie-problems, I deduce that
> things will be at least the same if not worse in older models. But I can 
> only
> speak about SonyEricsson models as I had not yet time to test other 
> brands.
> Moreover, WAP seems not to support cookies by design, at least in another,
> incompatible fashion, which I'm unsure how this works.

A little off the zope topic, but...

In order to ensure usability by all of our users (regardless as to device 
type) we do not use cookies on our WAP sites. We embed a session identifier 
in every url.


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