[Mono-list] Cross-Browser Session Mixing

Joe Audette joe_audette at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 10 19:47:21 EDT 2005

Seems like more of a feature than a bug to me.

2 browsers opened by the same user will share the same
cookies. Always has been that way as far as I know. I
don't think it has anything to do with .NET or any
server side technology.


--- "David P. Donahue" <ddonahue at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:

> I've noticed an interesting effect in .NET
> development where sessions 
> can get mixed if a single computer has two browsers
> open to the same 
> site.  I originally noticed it on CafePress, but now
> my own site is 
> exibiting the same behavior.  I wonder if this is
> something people have 
> tried to get around before, and what can be done
> about it.  It's rare 
> that a user will want to use two simultaneous
> browsers, but when it 
> happens it's certainly unexpected behavior from
> their perspective that 
> the sessions would mix.  Any ideas?
> Regards,
> David P. Donahue
> ddonahue at ccs.neu.edu
> http://www.cyber0ne.com
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