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