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[REBOL] Re: web client authentication via cgi script

From: jjmmes:y:ahoo:es at: 1-Aug-2003 10:11

> I'm puzzled. I thought the web and navigating > through links to web pages > was inherently stateless?
Yes, HTTP is stateless. What I meant is that you can: 1) authenticate and mantain server state: authenticate a user and then have a session id or 2) authenticate and do not mantain server state: you can put the necessary info in the cookie (authenticator info) and track the user this way I'm looking for approach 2, which is more scalable.