DiscussionatorI'd like to know how are the online users detected
      – BorgClown, 2008-09-08 at 21:36:52   (4 comments)

On 2008-09-08 at 21:37:22, BorgClown wrote...
Is the lurking completely eliminated here?
On 2008-09-08 at 21:38:50, Lee J Haywood wrote...
Most requests involve an initial authentication check, and that touches a file with your user name. The directory containing those files is used to find out the last time for each user.
On 2008-09-08 at 21:40:48, BorgClown wrote...
So if I just leave the page open and go to bed, I'm still online all night?
On 2008-09-08 at 22:09:26, Lee J Haywood wrote...
Yes, I was thinking of having an "idle" indication - although that means getting the last-updated date/time from the database.