On Fri, 25 Feb 2000, Christian Jaeger wrote:
> b) use a redirect from the generic URL (my.site/ ->
> my.site/script/sessionid/). This way, the first page the user sees has
> already the session in it's own url. This assumes that the browser doesn't
> request 'my.site/' again. A small optical drawback (or a plus, depends on
> your perspective) is that the user sees the sessionid stuff in the url
> field of the browser even if you use a frameset (otherwise, the 'clean' url
> of the frameset would hide the url's from the sub-documents).
A drawback of this is that search engines often don't follow links that
are redirected. In the wrong set of circumstances this could be a big
problem. Sorry to get off the mysql topic.