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From Bertrand Delacretaz <>
Subject Re: RESTful ESME API - Design
Date Thu, 26 Feb 2009 09:03:20 GMT
Hi David,

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 6:38 PM, David Pollak
<> wrote:
> ...The reason for sessions has to do with long polling and the general cost of
> setting up the machinery related to a User.  If we were to implement long
> polling without sessions, we would have to construct the entire listener
> mechanism on each long poll request rather than at the beginning of the
> session....

Do I understand correctly that the need for HTTP sessions comes from
the mechanisms used by the Lift/Scala backend to implement long
polling? Just trying to understand the issues.


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