This way if gabba generates the utma value we can persist it in some way so that we don't get every page hit appearing to be a new visitor.
In my own code (using rails) I do the following.
if Rails.env.production? && request.get?
gabba = Gabba::Gabba.new("MY-UA", "MY-DOMAIN")
cookies['__utma'] ||= gabba.utma
Set the utma instance variable so that we can pull it out later to pe…
…rsist it in the users cookie
Thanks for the patch!