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Re: Checking user's IP....

by dlc (Acolyte)
on Jan 24, 2000 at 17:00 UTC ( #2394=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Checking user's IP....

if you are using a database, then use the voter's I address as the key, and declare (in the database description) that the key be unique.

this isn't really the best idea, though--you'll shut out (potentially) tons of visitors that come from the same IP, such as a proxy server (ahem, *AOL*, ahem) and allow the same user to vote if he is coming from an ISP which uses dhcp to assign addresses.

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