[nycbug-talk] direct file access denied via htaccess

michael lists
Thu Jun 16 10:30:13 EDT 2005

On Thu, 16 Jun 2005 10:12:28 -0400
Steve Rieger <steve.rieger at tbwachiat.com> wrote:

> i am not worried about people trying to grab the images. as they wont 
> even know that they exist, this site takes input from the user and puts 
> together a package that includes images and movies. and i do not want 
> somebody to be able to bookmark one of those movies or images and refer 
> to it at a later date.
> hope i made myself clear.

How about using a session and if it expired, you can not retrieve the files?

Tell them; this is available for 2 minutes, or something like that.  Have a server side script (like php or something similar) take the url string, interpret it, check it against the server session, and make a decision.  



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