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From Giacomo Pati <>
Subject Re: SoC between flow and sitemap
Date Tue, 20 May 2003 08:55:57 GMT
On Mon, 19 May 2003, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> on 5/18/03 4:53 PM Sylvain Wallez wrote:


> > Now we could adapt the continuation naming schemes. Currently, we have a
> > single global naming space with long numbers to ensure uniqueness and
> > avoid "continuation hijacking". We could have a simpler naming scheme
> > for those continuations where the global variable scope is tied to the
> > session (using Cocoon.createSession). This could even be a simple
> > integer sequence, with an initial prefix to differentiate them from
> > global continuations. This would also solve potential problems of the
> > ContinuationsManager on clustered servers.


> So, what do you think if we dropped sessions-less continuations
> alltogether and have the flow engine transparently create a session for
> you in all cases?

It might create unnecessary session objects. We have an flow app where the main
entry point first checks the user supplied by the authentication mechs to see if
that user has the authorisation to use the app and only at that point the
session will be created.


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