[jsword-devel] [sword-devel] Server-side session capability

Chris Burrell chris at burrell.me.uk
Fri Jul 16 12:51:28 MST 2010

Thanks for the info. I think a app-specific option seems to be the better
option here. I can't see it being very scalable to have a JVM per user on a
web app! ;)


On 16 July 2010 19:27, DM Smith <dmsmith at crosswire.org> wrote:

> On 07/16/2010 11:42 AM, Chris Burrell wrote:
>> Hi All
>> I'm using JSword as the back-end for serving scripture and displaying on
>> the web for the Tyndale STEP project. I was wondering if there are built-in
>> options for server-side sessions? So what I'm after is a feature where-by I
>> could for example store a history/bookmarks from the user. It would have to
>> be able to handle different number of users. I don't need to do this with
>> JSword, but it would be neat, in particular if JSword would be able to store
>> that kind of information on a user-by-user basis...
>> Perhaps this is too specific a feature though... I guess there are two
>> things here, ... the need for storing extra user-specific information and
>> the idea that JSword might be accessed by different users...
> Right now, this would be the responsibility of the user of JSword. However,
> once we get a "Bookmark" feature in JSword, it would be possible to use it.
> The trick would be to have a JSWORD_HOME set per user, pointing to disk on
> the server. But, this would also call for a JVM per user.
> In Him,
> DM
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