On 22-10-2009 09:09:25, Charlie Kester wrote:
> On Thu 22 Oct 2009 at 05:20:44 PDT Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> >what consitutes a "session" ? it's something that is maintained
> >serverside and the only way to "stay in it" is usually one or more of:
> >- keeping and sending cookie data
> >- keeping the same ip (and maybe user agent)
> >- requesting the urls they tell you to
> >afaik both curl and wget can use existing cookie storages on your hard
> >disk (and can use the useragent you tell them to), so don't really see
> >the problem.
> It seems to me that the problems being discussed in this subthread arise
> because the "browser" combines two very distinct concerns:
> - managing the http traffic to and from the website, which includes the
> administrative details pertaining to the session
> - rendering the documents obtained from the website
> Perhaps we should be thinking about separating them?
Then we will end up with some shit like uzbl - the browser which cannot
browse the web.
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