[ic] long-lived sessions/carts?
emailgrant at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 21:03:58 UTC 2012
>> > > I'm currently expiring sessions after 2 days:
>> > >
>> > > find /cat/tmp -type f -mtime +2 | xargs --no-run-if-empty rm && find
>> > > /cat/tmp -depth -type d -empty -mtime +2 | xargs --no-run-if-empty
>> > > rmdir && find /cat/session -type f -mtime +2 | xargs --no-run-if-empty
>> > > rm && find /cat/session -depth -type d -empty -mtime +2 | xargs
>> > > --no-run-if-empty rmdir
>> > >
>> > > Has anyone tried waiting much longer than that? Maybe 30, 60, or even
>> > > 90 days? When I'm shopping online, I've noticed it's nice to add
>> > > something to my cart and come back much later to find the item still
>> > > in there without having to create an account.
>> > You could always do a saved-cart routine, which sets a cookie for the
>> > user and saves their cart in a table. Then, when they come back, you can
>> > reload their cart if the cookie is present.
>> What about a new type of session expiration that removed everything but the
>> cart contents? This way if one comes back their cart is still there, but
>> their billing address (if even input) was gone? To better explain:
>> ExpireSensitive 3 hours
>> ExpireTotal 7 days
> I like this idea allot. It could be extended to maybe FreshCoffee,
> FreshBaked, DayOld, MapleSyrup, FruitCake, MoonShine, and finally
> Twinkie! haha.
Do you think this is a better idea than saving a table key to cart
contents in a cookie? I suppose it wouldn't require cookies but it
would obviously require some IC core changes.
Any other opinions on this?
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