> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vlad Kulchitski [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: 11 March 2002 21:23
> I have a question. I am working on a submit form that will
> ask you for confirmation of info. I.e. I need to move values
> submitted via form through 2 different pages. One of the ways
> to do it is via session_start(). Another way to do is it via
> storing variables in a QUERY_STRING and that's my favourite to
> be honest (page.php?a=432&b=$this)
> The question is how reliable the session is? In other words
> I understand session works based on cookies right? So if the client
> browser has cookies disabled the session is not going to work 
> right?

Wrong.  The *session id* is stored using a cookie if cookies are enabled; otherwise it 
is passed from page to page as part of the URL.  In either case, all the session's 
data are actually stored on the *server*, and the session id is used as a key to them.



Mike Ford,  Electronic Information Services Adviser,
Learning Support Services, Learning & Information Services,
JG125, James Graham Building, Leeds Metropolitan University,
Beckett Park, LEEDS,  LS6 3QS,  United Kingdom
Tel: +44 113 283 2600 extn 4730      Fax:  +44 113 283 3211 

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