[Web-SIG] and now for something completely different!

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at carnageblender.com
Mon Aug 15 22:51:42 CEST 2005

On Mon, 15 Aug 2005 15:46:19 -0500, "Ian Bicking" <ianb at colorstudy.com>
> > That is a design decision which not all frameworks (or other consumers
> > of our session lib) might share. Apparently, given the current Python
> > session modules out there, it's common to survive without caring? I know
> > Mike Robinson has worked many long nights trying to make a session
> > module for CherryPy which can consistently pass simple hit-counter
> > tests. ;) Personally, I'd like to pursue an MROW solution.
> In practice race conditions are very uncommon.  Simultaneous requests 
> from the same session are uncommon, since what few simultaneous requests 
> that occur are likely to be for boring resources like images.  If you 
> have an image bug on a page that also writes the session, maybe you'd 
> have a problem.  I'd be okay saying "don't do that" because usually 
> people don't do that, so it's not very compelling.

I wouldn't be okay with non-threadsafe sessions.


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