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Thursday, February 05, 2009

Why can't SourceForge just remember me?

I do not typically make complaints in my blog, so consider this a request for advice in good practices ;)

My problem is that I have to log in on SourceForge every day, even if I tick the 'Remember me' switch. I do understand that account log ins do need some time out... but less than a day? One cause of problems seems to be if I connect via a different network, but Cookies should not be affected by that? Am I doing something wrong here, or does SourceForge?

Are others having the same problems?

5 comments:

  1. Hmmmm...do you also choose Secure or not? Do you use OpenID or not?

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  2. Yes (sure!). Tried both actually, but using OpenID mostly now. Does not seem to make any difference...

    Does it work for you?

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  3. I don't choose Secure. That might explain it.

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  4. Do you still end up in a https:// connection? Actually... since I use OpenID now, I do not send a password around, so just using http:// is not that bad... I mean, what I do shows up as SF activity anyway...

    Mmm... interesting suggestion! Will try it.

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  5. Noel, tried without the secure bit... but that does not help. So, I guess it has to do with me switching IP?

    Rather annoying in any case...

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