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From Morrison John <>
Subject RE: Sessions with XSP and JSP
Date Tue, 03 Oct 2000 08:41:27 GMT
Have you looked at the way Turbine handles sessions across contexts?  I believe they setup
a database and use it to keep session information.  Could be worth a look?  If it's possible
it could be added as a tag lib?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Robin Green" <> 
> Sent: 02 October 2000 9:17
> To:;
> Subject: Re: Sessions with XSP and JSP
> Benjamin Dixon <> wrote:
> >I'm looking into using PHP or JSP for simple but dynamic pages that I
> >don't think need to be written in XML with stylesheets but 
> I'd like for
> >these pages to take part in the same session that the user 
> creates with
> >XSP, is there a Java oriented way to do this without saving 
> cookie data to
> >the database?
> As long as your servlets are in the same servlet context as 
> your .xml files, 
> they will share the same sessions with Cocoon. You don't have to do 
> _anything_!
> I once tried to emulate sessions to enable them to be used 
> accross contexts, 
> but I quickly gave up upon realising that there was no 
> suitable way to match 
> sessions across contexts - I think it's practically 
> impossible without 
> hacking into the servlet engine itself. I could be wrong.
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