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Continuation Tracking Methods

There are several technologies we can use to track user sessions and continuations. First lets get some vocabulary going here.

The entire aggregate of page views from a single user
Page Forking
When a user opens links a new window/tab
Back Button
Very similar to page forking, this is literally the user pressing the back-button in their webbrowser. Beware! They might then press the forward button!
Snapshot of program logic and control flow. Can be resumed but not forked (for now. it sucks, I know)
An HTTP header that their webbrowser will send to us every time they make a request
Page ID
A unique number generated for each request (Request ID?)

Here's what I (awwaiid) plans on doing: