[sword-devel] Server-side session capability

DM Smith dmsmith at crosswire.org
Fri Jul 16 11:27:22 MST 2010

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,

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