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Updates for logtoken wording changes, FAQ

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pudge committed Jan 28, 2004
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@@ -278,6 +278,33 @@ web browser rendering. <br>
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<i><small> Answered by: <A href="mailto:malda@slashdot.org">CmdrTaco</a> <br>
Last Modified: 1/06/03<br>
</small></i>
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<H2>What are Login Sessions?</H2>
<P> A login session is a glorified cookie. To provide some added
security, we you to determine the location and time duration for
your session. The duration choices are 'Lasts Forever' and 'Closes
With Browser' and should be pretty self-explanatory. The former is
good if you are the only person using your computer. The latter is
nice if you are slightly paranoid, or often log in from remote
terminals.
<P>The second decision is your location. The first choice is
'Never Moves' which basically means you have a static IP and you
never log out of Slashdot or share your computer. The second
choice is 'Moves within Subnet' which is useful if you have a
desktop and never log out, but your ISP likes to change your IP
on you occasionally. The last choice is 'Follows me Everywhere'
which is the choice for machines that move from network
to network. This last option is the least secure, but oh-so
convenient. It is also the default.<BR>
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<I><SMALL>Answered by: <A href="mailto:malda@slashdot.org">CmdrTaco</A> <br>
Last Modified: 1/25/04<BR>
</small></i>
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@@ -2014,7 +2014,7 @@ INSERT INTO vars (name, value, description) VALUES ('login_temp_minutes', '10',
# End of T_2_3_0_130, Start of T_2_3_0_131 - 2003/12/31
INSERT INTO vars (name, value, description) VALUES ('cookie_location','classbid','Default for user\'s cookie_location value (also see users_info schema!)');
INSERT INTO vars (name, value, description) VALUES ('cookie_location','none','Default for user\'s cookie_location value (also see users_info schema!)');
UPDATE vars SET value=CONCAT(value,'|DL|DT|DD') WHERE name='approvedtags';
UPDATE vars SET value=CONCAT(value,'|DL|DT|DD') WHERE name='approvedtags_break';
@@ -2033,5 +2033,19 @@ ALTER TABLE moderatorlog ADD COLUMN points_orig tinyint DEFAULT NULL;
# SLASHCODE LAST UPDATED HERE
### do these ONLY IF you want cookies to work everywhere by default ...
### it may invalidate existing user cookies if you've previously
### been using logtokens, so beware -- pudge
ALTER TABLE users_info MODIFY COLUMN cookie_location enum("classbid","subnetid","ipid","none") DEFAULT "none" NOT NULL AFTER session_login;
REPLACE INTO vars (name, value, description) VALUES ('cookie_location','none','Default for user\'s cookie_location value (also see users_info schema!)');
REPLACE INTO string_param (type, code, name) VALUES ('cookie_location','none','follows me everywhere');
REPLACE INTO string_param (type, code, name) VALUES ('cookie_location','classbid','moves within a subnet');
REPLACE INTO string_param (type, code, name) VALUES ('cookie_location','ipid','never moves');
REPLACE INTO code_param (type, code, name) VALUES ('session_login',0,'lasts forever');
REPLACE INTO code_param (type, code, name) VALUES ('session_login',1,'closes with browser');
# End of T_2_3_0_131, Start of T_2_3_0_132 - 2004/01/27
@@ -43,10 +43,10 @@ __template__
[% ELSE %]
<INPUT TYPE="HIDDEN" NAME="uid" VALUE="[% useredit.uid %]">
[% END %]
My login cookie <B>expires</B> [% session %] and <B>works from</B> [% clocation %]
My login session [% session %] and [% clocation %]
<P>Note: currently, to change your login cookie preferences, you must change your
password. This will be fixed in the future. You can change your password to
password. This will be fixed in the near future. You can change your password to
whatever your current password is, if you like, so it won't actually change.</P>
<P>Note: changing your password or login cookie preferences will disable all

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