[nycphp-talk] Testing session authentication - multiple apps

Tim Gales tgales at
Thu Feb 23 12:47:09 EST 2006

Aaron Fischer wrote:

> I am curious as to one aspect of how sessions work.  Say a user has a 
> few different session cookies that have been set by my site from 
> different apps.  When they visit one app and I start the session and 
> check an identifier such as an authentication variable, how does the 
> session mechanism know which session cookie to check? 

David Lane & Hugh E. Williams give some background on sessions
in their book 'Web Database Applications with PHP & MySQL'


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