[Kc] RE: KC.PM Meeting two nights ago

Garrett Goebel garrett at scriptpro.com
Mon Oct 20 09:47:46 CDT 2003

david nicol wrote:
> Garrett Goebel wrote:
> > 
> > Finally, there will be a drawing for those in attendance for an
> > O'Reilly mug. -Compliments of O'Reilly for having used a portion of my
> > Safari review in their Tip of the Week column. 
> Did we do this?

print [qw(david cj teal michael andy stephen)]->[int(rand()*7)]

result: teal

Congratulations Teal, I'll remember to bring the mug to the next meeting
this time ;)

david nicol wrote:
> Garrett Goebel wrote:
> > 
> > I will be making a presentation on testing home grown code with
> > Apache::Test. The code in question will be a mod_perl handler for
> > generating Session IDs with cookies or URL embedding. Most people
> > who've installed modules from CPAN are familiar with the mantra: perl
> > Makefile.PL, make, make test, make install. Until Apache::Test,
> > creating comprehensive tests for code running on Apache was a
> > herculean task. With Apache::Test this difficult task has become, if
> > not easy, possible.
> The AxS::Session module looks completely promising!  I have been
> imagining extending it to use the AIS single-sign-on system.  Some
> kind of persistence framework needs to be available though, for
> storing data by session-ID.  Which also would give a better way
> to handle POST data when someone with no session submits some.
My intentions were to use Cache::Cache. Tnen go back and rework it to play
nicer with other persistence mechanisms.

I'm going to post to the mod_perl mailing list to float the idea from the
meeting and solicit alternative ideas for dealing with the POST data. See if
anyone else has already invented a rounder wheel for this problem...

Garrett Goebel
IS Development Specialist 

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