[FoRK] DNT: another example of "you can't make this shit up"
Gregory Alan Bolcer
greg at bolcer.org
Mon Oct 15 10:28:54 PDT 2012
Or if browsers would work correctly with mutual-auth client side
certificates, we could mash up all the
user/session/path/domain/provisions/whatever into the certificate and
put any length of timeouts on them combined with a clever way to
automagically regenerate and repopulate them invisibly during any
session or access.
Gawd, that would be really cool.
On 10/15/2012 10:25 AM, Damien Morton wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 5:41 PM, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
>> We need something like cookies, at least some of the time.
> Oh yeah - when do "we" need cookies?
> What does a user do with a cookie? Nothing, they don't even see them.
> If you have a way of presenting something like a BrowserID - a crypto
> mashup of username/password/domain - any state can be stored server-side
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