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Bob Moranski
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Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows what HttpSessionContext is? What does it do? Also, the IDs within such HttpSessionContext, what do they identify? What do they mean?
William Brogden
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The original idea was that a HttpSessionContext would let you get at all sessions in an application. The ids would be the unique session ids.
Sun decided this represented a security risk and deprecated the whole class as of servlet API 2.1 (the previous API)

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Bob Moranski
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Thank you Bill!
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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