[thelist] Backend of a shopping cart system...

Scarlett Julian (ED) Julian.Scarlett at sheffield.gov.uk
Fri Apr 5 08:55:06 CST 2002

You have a session table and write the contents of their sesion to that.
When they log out that deletes the row in the table associated with their


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Blessing [mailto:webguy at mail.rit.edu]
> Sent: Friday, April 05, 2002 3:55 PM
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: RE: [thelist] Backend of a shopping cart system...
> Actually I have one issue remaining here... with the
> array-based system,
> there's no need for the user to login to our site before
> creating their
> shopping cart, since the cart is specific to that user by way
> of a session
> var.  If I move to the db system, I suppose I could use the
> session ID as a
> sort of unique key, but how would I persist (if the user closes their
> browser and then comes back) that without using cookies?
> Chris Blessing
> webguy at mail.rit.edu
> http://www.330i.net
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