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Identifying a SF user and account in an S-Control

I'm building a external application that will tie into the SalesForce interface using a S-Control in the hopes of eventually making a public application for the App Exchange.

I'm trying to uniquely identify the account and user of the application using the organization and user ids.

For example:{!$Organization.Id}&sfu={!$User.Id}

This would, of course, return an HTML page that would fill a panel in the SalesForce interface.

Is this a good way to proceed?  Is there a better way to do this?

Maybe check the API docs for the "getUserInfo" call - it will give you much info of the current user and the organization.



Thanks for the response.  From the S-Control edit panel I don't see a getUserInfo function call available in the list of functions.  Are you referring to some other mechanism for identifying the user? 

Back to the original question, is there a way of uniquely identifying a user/account from a S-Control request (i.e. in the URL) that is considered "best practices"?