[Twisted-Python] usage of sessions in twisted.web?

Thomas Raschbacher lordvan at lordvan.com
Sun Dec 22 09:59:04 EST 2002

I'll need sessions soon too ..

but please write some nice docs/examples *G*

greetings, LordVan

<quote who="Tommi Virtanen">
> On Sat, Dec 21, 2002 at 07:11:11AM -0600, Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
>> I'm thinking of making some pretty substantial changes to the way that
>> Twisted deals with Sessions, as part of re-writing twisted.web.guard
>> to work with Woven.
>> Internally there are very few places where it's called (mostly in
>> twisted.web.guard, which is exactly what I'm looking to get rid of
>> ...) and it is a very naive, error-prone implementation.
>> I'm just wondering how many of you out there are using sessions
>> currently, and in what capacity, to see what upgrade path, if any, I
>> should provide.
> 	Ldaptor uses HTTP sessions for all everything else but
> 	read-only operations. A connection to the LDAP server is
> 	actually stored into the HTTP session data. One specific
> 	requirement is the ability to expire the HTTP session and
> 	ask for reauthentication when the LDAP server connection
> 	is lost.
> 	All in all, I suggest reading ldaptor sources, if you have
> 	time and can suppress the vomiting reflex -- there are parts
> 	that make me sick, too. But in general it's starting to shape
> 	up nicely.
> 	PS. Losing POST form input due to missing authentication
> 	sucks. If you can find a clean way around that, I would
> 	appreciate it.
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