org.apache.http.client
Interface UserTokenHandler

All Known Implementing Classes:
DefaultUserTokenHandler, NoopUserTokenHandler

public interface UserTokenHandler

A handler for determining if the given execution context is user specific or not. The token object returned by this handler is expected to uniquely identify the current user if the context is user specific or to be null if the context does not contain any resources or details specific to the current user.

The user token will be used to ensure that user specific resources will not be shared with or reused by other users.

Since:
4.0

Method Summary
 Object getUserToken(HttpContext context)
          The token object returned by this method is expected to uniquely identify the current user if the context is user specific or to be null if it is not.
 

Method Detail

getUserToken

Object getUserToken(HttpContext context)
The token object returned by this method is expected to uniquely identify the current user if the context is user specific or to be null if it is not.

Parameters:
context - the execution context
Returns:
user token that uniquely identifies the user or null if the context is not user specific.


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