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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: StreamGenerator depends on Servlets!!! (input pipelines discussion in concrete)
Date Thu, 19 Dec 2002 13:23:57 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:

> We have StreamGenerator. Which is in fact tied to Servlets! 

What do you think - is it possible to eliminate StreamGenerator by 
adding some functionality to the RequestFactory?

> This is incredible, if I want to get a stream from a request I have to 
> have Servlets!
> We have a bunch of methods on the request, is there a reason that we 
> cannot get the inputstream? I don't see the real need of having it 
> this way, does anyone know if there was a reason for it? 

Is there any justification for getInputStream() for non-servlet 
environment? If no, I think it's better to try to encapsulate 
servlet-specific logic into the factory.


> BTW, this has in fact come out during the input pipelines discussion, 
> from a conceptual POV. I wasn't sure, so I dealt in the code and this 
> is what I found...

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