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That may be your opinion, but coding in unsafe or dastardly options creates support problems.

It's _MUCH_ easier to support and debug, maintain and upgrade logged-in functions. You have more control over the input, and you have access to all the USER-> values to track results.

IMHO there is really no reason NOT to have a user log in. No major site allows much functionality without getting some sort of log on, mostly for those reasons.

I've always thought it was a bad idea to not force a user to log on to "do" anything. To simply read, or search, is ok. But any time you get input from the user, they should be logged in. The reasons are increasing daily.

There are also some functions that simply make no sense without a logged in user, and cookies are wholely un reliable for anything other than place marking or logons (easily retrievable data). Storing anything, like the MyFav list, is more and more risky, and anti virus and spyware programs clean cookies out.

As the song says, "you do your thing, I'll do mine."


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Thread [ NEW PLUGIN ] Professional Poll (ProPoll) ryel01 3928 Sep 15, 2004, 8:07 PM
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webmaster33 3857 Sep 15, 2004, 11:08 PM
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ryel01 3826 Sep 16, 2004, 2:02 PM
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ryel01 3823 Sep 16, 2004, 2:38 PM
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webmaster33 3816 Sep 16, 2004, 6:01 PM
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DogTags 3803 Sep 20, 2004, 5:17 AM
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ryel01 3758 Sep 20, 2004, 11:35 PM
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daser007 3734 Oct 1, 2004, 3:07 AM
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pugdog 3721 Oct 1, 2004, 11:26 AM
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webmaster33 3736 Oct 1, 2004, 11:39 AM
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pugdog 3726 Oct 1, 2004, 11:47 AM
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webmaster33 3730 Oct 1, 2004, 12:05 PM
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ryel01 3714 Oct 1, 2004, 2:15 PM
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katabd 3717 Oct 1, 2004, 2:55 PM
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pugdog 3710 Oct 1, 2004, 4:22 PM
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webmaster33 3699 Oct 1, 2004, 4:45 PM