Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#857 closed defect (fixed)

Need better default session cookie name

Reported by: aaronsw Owned by: Adrian Holovaty
Component: Core (Other) Version:
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


In django.conf.global_settings, SESSION_COOKIE_NAME should be changed from 'hotclub' to something more reasonable, like 'sessionid'. Even I looked at my cookies and wondered why I'd received one named 'hotclub'.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by rjwittams

Its not entirely random.

comment:2 Changed 13 years ago by Adrian Holovaty

I agree -- we should change the default session cookie name. I didn't even think of the possibility that it might be interpreted as some sort of porn thing.

comment:3 Changed 13 years ago by Adrian Holovaty

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [1584]) Fixed #857 -- Changed default session cookie name from hotclub to sessionid. Django is now 10% less pornish.

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