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From Michael Peters <>
Subject Re: Updating cookies in header during request processing
Date Fri, 18 Sep 2009 17:03:14 GMT
On 09/18/2009 12:57 PM, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:

> The problem with that is public web browsers.  You *cannot* ensure the
> expiration of an auth cookie, so you'll have to have some sort of server-side
> data to say "this user most recently authenticated at this time, so I still
> trust him".

Why does this have to be server side? Why can't it be part of the 
cookie's (tamper proof) data itself?

Michael Peters
Plus Three, LP

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