this seems to be a case of Reference Id in reverse and could be handled
the same way - if supplied by the server it must be returned by the
On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, Ray Denenberg wrote:
> The session id details seem mostly clear but
> there's one area I'm not clear about.
> When the server assigns a session id, does the
> client then include that id in subsequent requests
> within that session?
> I assumed yes, but I inferred from Rob (K) that it
> wasn't necessary. Maybe I mis-understood.
> Assuming so: If the client doesn't support (or
> care about) sessions, it won't include the session
> id. And (I think we've decided) the client isn't
> going to request that a session id be assigned,
> the server will do that unilaterally. So when the
> server gets a request without a session id, it
> will assume a new session, and will assign a new
> session id, which the client won't use, etc. So
> the server will assign a bunch of session ids that
> won't be used. Is that a problem? (In terms of
> wasted resources.)