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From "Peter Crowther" <>
Subject RE: URL rewriting For Session Tracking
Date Thu, 04 Jan 2007 15:36:23 GMT
> From: fausto mancini [] 
> > 2) in some cases it can be useful to have 2 sessions in same browser
> > (something you can't do with cookies)
> Hello David,
> I've never thought about that; it looks interesting. Do you 
> have a real use case for that?

Here's one: "Principle of least privilege".  I regularly have a normal
(user) session on a Web application open.  Sometimes I want to perform
administrative actions on that same webapp, and at that point it's
useful to be able to create a short-lived second admin session without
closing my user session.

		- Peter

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