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Is it cookie based ? [message #747] Fri, 08 August 2008 12:38 UTC Go to next message
avatar sid  is currently offline sid
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Hi,

and yet another thing I'm wondering about.

Because of the coupon_bug
I've tried with different browsers;
in IE I got a message asking if I want to proceed with my last shopping cart.
(nice!)
And I did... without success though.
Now I'm here with Firefox..
And there is nothing in my shopping cart anymore.

Well in Opera there is, in IE there is, but in Firefox there isn't.

There is a shopping cart cookie stored in Opera,
But I cannot believe that the system is based on cookies... that'd be strange Very Happy

'sid
Re: Is it cookie based ? [message #766 is a reply to message #747 ] Fri, 08 August 2008 20:28 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar benstabler  is currently offline benstabler
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Perhaps the system uses session cookies? My firefox is configured to delete session cookies on browser close, whereas my IE isn't.

If it is, that wouldn't be strange at all, virtually every session based website uses this type of cookie Razz . All the important information is stored on the server, the cookie just contains a unique identifier to tell the server which session it should look at.

Ben
Re: Is it cookie based ? [message #768 is a reply to message #747 ] Fri, 08 August 2008 23:31 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar robert  is currently offline robert
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Actually your shopping cart is stored in a cookie until you place your order.

It looks like Opera and IE are sharing their cookies somehow.
Re: Is it cookie based ? [message #771 is a reply to message #747 ] Fri, 08 August 2008 23:44 UTC Go to previous message
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I'm sure they don't

As I opened the site in IE I got a message if I want to proceed with my last unfinished order.
I clicked on "yes" that's where I got the cookie from.

That message does not appear in Firefox (at least not in v1.705 wich I prefere)

I'd prefere a database instead of the cookie,
for various reasons.

(Almost everybody knows how to fake set or edit a already set cookie)
I don't know if you have a database to doublecheck the cookie with, but I hope so Wink

'sid

 
   
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