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From "Brill Pappin" <brill.pap...@jmonkey.com>
Subject Re: [Catalina] Discussion -- Advanced Session Management Features
Date Tue, 01 Feb 2000 17:02:04 GMT
I agree with you. I think the area we don't agree on, is what "to advanced"
means... but no matter, I'm sure we'll get all the useful idea
implemented... at this point, I'd just like to get on with it :)

- Brill Pappin
  www.jmonkey.com


----- Original Message -----
From: Costin Manolache <Costin.Manolache@eng.sun.com>
To: <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2000 9:40 PM
Subject: Re: [Catalina] Discussion -- Advanced Session Management Features


> > I think the idea of a session is getting way out of hand here. A session
is
> > designed to hold simple data between browser requests. It is not
designed to
> > be a chache for large ampounts of data, or to contain the main component
in
> > an application. In a properly built system, the session is only used for
> > state, id, or other temporary values.
>
> "Advanced Session Management" is very important - for example to allow
> efficient memory usage, to allow sessions to survive a server reload, etc.
>
> I am just against "fail-over" or "too" advanced management, I think there
> are better tools for that ( databases, J2EE, or any transaction system).
> Implementing fail-over without transactions is difficult.
>
>
> Costin
>
>
>
>
>
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