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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Saving and passing an initial QueryString parameter
Date Sun, 12 Oct 2008 21:01:57 GMT
William Clerico wrote:
> When my webapp is first invoked it may or may not have a QueryString
> parameter included in the URL in order to provide some custom navigation
> capabilities. The existing links in my webapp were created prior to this new
> feature and I do not want to modify every link in the webapp to include the
> new QS parameter.  Is there a way to have the webserver save the info and
> append it to the future requests?
> e.g.
> initial request:
> the existence of PORTAL_NAV in the QS tells the navigation components of the
> app that they need to be "portal sensitive" as opposed to "running
> standalone".
> the links embedded in the app do not include the PORTAL_NAV parameter, but I
> would like it to be implicitly included due to the initial request.
> I've fooled around with cookies to make this work but its less than ideal
> since the user could access the app with and without PORTAL_NAV from the
> same browser.
Just to make sure : are you saying that a user, with the same browser, 
could decide to acces your host either from within the portal, or else 
directly without going through the portal, and that in both cases the 
hostname would be the same ?

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