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Paul Wetzel
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Joined: Nov 02, 1999
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The app I am working on uses jsp and servlets. When we want to pass data along we store our servlet in the session and then make calls to retreive it from the jsp. Sometimes we get a "Repost from data" dialog from the browser and sometime we dont. Is there a way to always get the repost from data. Our problem is once the jsp gets the servlet from the session it is removed. So...when the user clicks on the browsers reload button we have problems because the data used to populate the jsp is history. any thoughts / help would be greatly appreciated
paul wetzel
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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If you are really storing a servlet reference in a session for purposes of holding information from a user, you are really going down the wrong road. You should NEVER store user information in the instance variables of a servlet.
If you want to hold information from a user, use a separate object, ideally a Javabean since JSPs work well with that syntax.
Objects won't get removed from a session unless your program removes them or the session is invalidated.

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