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From "Vamsavardhana Reddy" <>
Subject Re: Dependency injection in HttpSessionBindingListener
Date Fri, 12 Dec 2008 04:58:03 GMT
Section 5.4.1 in SCA JEE Integration spec v1.0, the table at line 484 lists
HttpSessionBindingListener.  Do you think we should get rid of that entry?


On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 11:15 PM, David Jencks <>wrote:

> Why do you think that HttpSessionBindingListeners should support dependecy
> injection?  They aren't managed objects AFAICT and as you state.  Is there
> something I've overlooked in the spec?
> thanks
> david jencks
> On Dec 11, 2008, at 7:12 AM, Vamsavardhana Reddy wrote:
> As part of SCA JavaEE Integration, I am looking at dependency injection
> into HttpSessionBindingListener's in web apps.  HttpSessionBindingListener
> is different from other listeners in that HttpSessionBindingListener need
> not be specified in web.xml.  HttpSessionBindingListener gets activated
> automatically when an object of that type (implementing
> HttpSessionBindingListener actually) is bound to HttpSession. Other
> listeners are specified in web.xml and their instantiation is done by the
> web container.  Because of this, at deployment time, the web builder does
> not even know if there is any HttpSessionBindingListener that it should
> process to support dependency injection.  Any thing I am failing to see?
> Vamsi


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