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Re: Re: ANNOUNCE: CGI::Session::Simple

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on Mar 18, 2002 at 22:54 UTC ( [id://152602]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: ANNOUNCE: CGI::Session::Simple
in thread ANNOUNCE: CGI::Session::Simple

Thanks for your reply. I wasn't sure if Apache::Session worked outside Apache or mod_perl. Thankyou for clearing that up.

Looking again at the docs for Apache::Session, the thing that seems to be missing there is timing-out the session. Admitedly, it would be easy to do this yourself in your application - adding a timestamp or something to the session. But I need to look more closely at it to see if this is the case.

Given that Apache::Session is not dependent upon Apache and the existance of Apache::Session::CacheAny, I think perrin is right - this module is redundant, and I shan't be uploading it to the CPAN. But, it was a worthwhile exercise and it will be available on my website if anyone is interested.

Cheers, Simon

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Re: Re: Re: ANNOUNCE: CGI::Session::Simple
by drewbie (Chaplain) on Mar 18, 2002 at 23:35 UTC
    As you said, it is redundant. But isn't it fun to build something from scratch, and better, to look back and see the lessons you've learned. Reinventing the wheel _can be_ fun, and sometimes it's even useful. I'd guess that it was some of both for you. :-)

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