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 sessionID Julian > -----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 > > -- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt ! > The information in this email is confidential. The contents may not be disclosed or used by anyone other than the addressee. If you are not the addressee, please tell us by using the reply facility in your email software as soon as possible. Sheffield City Council cannot accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of this message as it has been transmitted over a public network. If you suspect that the message may have been intercepted or amended please tell us as soon as possible.