On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 12:13 AM, Ashley Sheridan
> On Mon, 2012-06-04 at 17:53 -0400, Paul M Foster wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 03, 2012 at 10:21:21PM +0100, Ashley Sheridan wrote:
>> > Al <n...@ridersite.org> wrote:
>> > >Disabled cookies use to be a problem years ago. What's your
>> > >experience these days.
>> > >
>> > >I need it for my session ID. As I read the docs, the old method of
>> > >appending it to the URL is a security issue.
>> > >
>> > >I can obviously save the ID in a temp file which can be read by all
>> > >the pages needing it.
>> > >
>> > >Al....
>> > >
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>> > There is a new law been passed in the UK that makes non-essential
>> > cookies opt-in only, so you must get permission in order to use them.
>> Good lord. I'm glad the U.S. Congress has not gotten together to pass
>> laws about how we build websites here. I'm not sure I could take
>> less-than-bright government bureaucrats telling me how to do the job of
>> programming. No offense, Ash, but you can keep your parliament.
>> Paul M. Foster
> Yeah, it's been such a pain, as nobody over here is quite sure how the
> hell it'll be enforced either, or if it even will be. It's also pretty
> vague as to just where the line gets drawn. The official government
> sites on this are pretty black and white, but don't clearly address the
> grey areas. I think this is definitely a case of the persons making the
> laws don't understand the technology involved, which sadly seems to be
> the case across a lot of tech laws being passed world-wide of late :(
Yep, When this law was discussed, they were mostly talking about
completely banning cookies. Only later they figured out that there are
quite a few sites that can't live without cookies...
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