On Wed, 20 Feb 2002, Ben Sinclair wrote:

> These are all workable solutions, but I also have to worry about https sites.

I called it a "work-around" rather than a "solution" on purpose :)
The only real solution is to collapse the different sites into one domain.

> If I link to hidden images on non-secure servers, the browser will display a
> warning. I'm also trying to avoid buying multiple certificates when all I want
> to do is brand a site.

There's another pitfall.  More users want better privacy and security ...
they'll get it, some day.  Like I said before, this is just how the
Internet is evolving.  As you're doing, the functionality being provided
has to be judged against the practicality of its implementation.


> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christopher William Wesley" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Cc: "Ben Sinclair" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2002 11:27 AM
> Subject: Re: [PHP] Retaining data across multiple sites
> > On Wed, 20 Feb 2002, Ben Sinclair wrote:
> >
> > > I want to retain some data across my sites, which have different domain
> names.
> > > I can't use cookies because they rely on the domain name, and I'd rather
> not
> >
> > One way I handle this ... it's a work-around, so it's not all that pretty:
> >
> > In the doc root on all the domains, I keep a script which just prints out
> > the cookie names & values for any cookies accessible by the domain ... as

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