On Thursday 10 July 2008, Jim Fulton wrote:
> As it's name implies, the CookieClientIdManager manages HTTP client  
> ids using HTTP cookies. Recently, I've found it to be useful to be  
> able to get a client id via form data.  The reason is that flash  
> programs don't send browser cookies.  This bit me when trying to use  
> the YUI uploader, http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/uploader/, which uses  
> a flash program to select and upload files.  I'm using session  
> authentication and the only way I found to make it possible to upload  
> files to protected pages was to pass the client id as form data.  I  
> have a custom client id manager that gets the id from form data as  
> well as from a cookie.  I propose to merge this with  
> CookieClientIdManager.

Sounds good. I would have needed this soon too. :-)

Stephan Richter
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