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RE: FW: Why web-style session state management doesn't work for web services, methinks

From: Eugene Kuznetsov <eugene@datapower.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 15:33:13 -0500
To: "Mullins, Chalon" <Chalon.Mullins@schwab.com>, "'David Orchard'" <david.orchard@bea.com>, "'xml-dist-app'" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBLGLOJMHANDPKJOCOEEHIFDAA.eugene@datapower.com>
> If this is handled in the transport binding, I guess that's OK -- 
> as long as it's clear how to handle the cross transport hop 
> scenario noted above.  

That makes a lot of sense to me. Maintaining this session 
information across transport hops is hard, and it places 
an additional requirement on all transport bindings in 
existence now or developed in the future to provide 
"cookie" capability that maps to that of other transports. 

To approach this from a different direction and (on the 
larger question about multiple cascading requests), how
is all this different from CORBA object service contexts 
and RequestID's? other existing object/RPC contenxt-management

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