[Mailman-Developers] lengthen default ADMIN_COOKIE_LIFE?

The Dragon De Monsyne dragondm@delta.integral.org
Fri, 16 Oct 1998 02:13:54 -0500 (CDT)

On Thu, 15 Oct 1998, Ken Manheimer wrote:

> I'm coming to consider that the length of the admin-pages cookie
> (ADMIN_COOKIE_LIFE) is too short.  I'm considering extending the
> default life from 20 minutes to one hour.  Alternately, i'm
> considering having the life of the cookie "refreshed" by the more
> moderate (20 minute) amount every time it's exercised - though i don't
> know about that part of cookie functionality, and don't know how
> complicated that would be.  Seems like the latter would be better, if
> it's fairly straightforward to do.  I do think it's incoveniently
> brief as it is.  Thoughts?

	Quite. it is a pain. IMHO the ccokie expiration time should be
24hrs, and there should be a logout link you can click to delete the
cookie before then. This is what yahoo mail & rocketmail do fer web-based
mail reading and it sees to work well. 

	-The Dragon De Monsyne