Session variables (was: [thelist] Pop-up when user leaves site.)

Elfur Logadottir elfur at
Mon May 21 14:08:24 CDT 2001

From: "deke " <web at>

| On 21 May 2001, at 9:38, Rory.Plaire at posted a message which
| The web is state-less. You don't really "stay" at a site - you
| retrieve the files to build a page and disconnect, then create
| a new connection with the next page that you visit.
| Those web pages that say "There are currently 44 people visiting our
| websites"? The webmasters are likely to lie about other things as well.

hold on, why do I have to be lying if I say that 44 people are visiting my
website now?

are you saying that there's no way to count that?

what about session variables?

*the puzzled one*

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