Saving Browser State without Cookies

Michael Ströder michael at stroeder.com
Fri Feb 8 17:29:55 CET 2002


Steve Holden wrote:
> 
> phil hunt" <philh at comuno.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> > You could go by the client's IP address. Though IMO this is a bit iffy.
> >
> Extremely iffy when you realise that many X terminal users may run their web
> clients on the same CPU, not to mention Lynx users on timesharing terminals.

Even more iffy if you think of web proxies. Or web proxy farms with
many siblings doing load-balancing which causes every HTTP request
to come from another web proxy with different IP address.

Ciao, Michael.



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