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From "Kito D. Mann" <>
Subject Re: JSF: Multiple browser windows sharing Same session
Date Thu, 21 Aug 2008 19:10:19 GMT

You really should try orchestra. It has very little conceptual  
overhead for what you want to accomplish, and will definitely save you  

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On Aug 21, 2008, at 1:33 PM, bansi <> wrote:

> We are using JSF 1.2, MyFaces 1.2.2, Spring, Hibernate
> One of the biggest problems of JSF appears to be that it requires  
> that most
> backing beans be placed into session scope.
> Is there anything you can do on the technical side to work around  
> these
> problems that stem from storing e.g. a ListDataModel in the session?  
> How do
> you handle master detail views and paging in tables without conflicts
> between multiple browser windows sharing the same session?
> How do you sell the limitation to one browser window per user to your
> customers?
> Its too late in the project to use MyFaces Orchestra . So please any  
> other
> pointers/suggestions will be highly recommended.
> Here is what we are thinking in terms of Solution
> Solution Proposal:
> 1)Is it possible to disable File-> New Window in case of IE and File- 
> > New
> Tab in case of Firefox
> 2)Is it possible to detect the session already exists when users  open
> another browser instance . And then give Alert message to the user and
> automatically close the other browser instance
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