[development] Internet Explorer Print Loses User Context

Andrew Berry andrewberry at sentex.net
Tue Oct 7 19:16:53 UTC 2008

On 7-Oct-08, at 1:45 PM, Ron Parker wrote:

> I discovered that in Internet Explorer, the printer-friendly page  
> comes up with the correct logo in the browser. But, when "Print" (or  
> "Print Preview") is clicked, the browser makes another httpd call to  
> the site. This call contains NO context info: No user, group,  
> $_SESSION, referrer info, nothing. Therefore, my program cannot  
> select the correct logo.

It must have some kind of session info. What if the node is not  
viewable by the current user? If that wasn't being checked, then all  
print views would be viewable by the world.

It sounds like a server issue to me. If you can, it might be worth  
running tcpdump and inspecting the headers.

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