cgi.py, cookies

claudius at catlover.com claudius at catlover.com
Sun Feb 20 16:31:52 CET 2000


wware at world.std.com (Will Ware) says:
>I didn't see anything in cgi.py about handling cookies. I am
>planning a web-based multi-player simulation game and I need
>to be able to tell the players apart. I'm just learning about
>CGI and forms and all that for the first time, and cookies
>seem to me to be the right way to assign persistent identities
>to players. Is there any cookie-handling server-side Python
>code? Thanks much.

There's an excellent cookie module (Cookie.py) by Tim O'Malley available,
probably via Vaults of Parnassus.  I wonder/hope that it shows up in the 1.6
distribution.



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