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Improve documentation about CookieLocaleResolver vs SessionLocaleResolver [SPR-13505] #18083

spring-issuemaster opened this issue Sep 24, 2015 · 2 comments


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commented Sep 24, 2015

Manuel Jordan opened SPR-13505 and commented


In the Reference Documentation, for the section "21.8. Using locales"
Where I can see the sub sections:

21.8.4. SessionLocaleResolver
21.8.5. LocaleChangeInterceptor

Just curious if is possible add a note about when use each approach, advantages and disadvantages for each one.

If exists some relation or impact about "SessionLocaleResolver" for Spring Session and Spring Cloud.


Affects: 4.2 GA

Referenced from: commits 6d36930


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commented Oct 27, 2015

Juergen Hoeller commented

I've added a note on SessionLocaleResolver: In contrast to CookieLocaleResolver, this strategy stores locally chosen locale settings in the Servlet container's HttpSession. As a consequence, those settings are just temporary for each session and therefore lost when each session terminates.

There is no direct relationship with Spring Session. Our SessionLocaleResolver will simply evaluate and modify corresponding HttpSession attributes against the current HttpServletRequest.



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commented Oct 27, 2015

Manuel Jordan commented

Hi Juergen

Thanks by the valuable explanation. I think your two paragraphs should be added in the Reference Documentation. As well how in the API too.

Kind Regards


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