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From Dmitri Colebatch <>
Subject Re: tomcat session problem
Date Fri, 26 Oct 2001 05:50:41 GMT
On Fri, 26 Oct 2001, Dmitri Colebatch wrote:

> On Thu, 25 Oct 2001, Rinku Randhawa wrote:
> > Thanks Ralph for the information, my question is when there are 2 sessions
> > running on the web in the same PC (by opening 2 browsers) then it doesn't
> > track the sessions properly and changes the value of the session when I go
> > to different pages even if I limit one session to one browser.
> When you say one browser what do you mean?  A session is effectively tied
> to a cookie (unless you are using url re-writing, which might make more
> sense for what you suggest), and so if you have two IE windows open, its
> one session.  However, if you have one IE and one Netscape window open,
> its two sessions.

I take this back... IE it seems doesn't share cookies between multiple
instances if they are opened as a new application - as opposed to
Ctrl-N.  Geoff Howard pointed this out just now... sorry for the


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