On Wednesday 10 April 2002 23:26, Egil Helland wrote:
> Well, if you know what cookies are, then you know what session variables
> are. You just dont know that yet.. :)
> Joke aside, session variables are special cookies, created by you or
> your app, it is represented at the users machine only by a small cookie
> with a generated ID, which again points back to the server. The server
> keeps a repository of information, the session database, from which it
> retreives the variables stored by your app.
> PHP does not, like ASP, automatically start the session, you have to do
> that manually, and you have to maintain it manually on each page that
> you want to read session stuff from.

Small clarification, PHP has a setting which specifies whether or not a 
session is started automatically.

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk
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