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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: [proposal] fixing the encoding problems
Date Wed, 19 Mar 2003 14:07:33 GMT
Paul Duffin wrote:
> A problem that I ran into was that Serializers do not have access to the 
> environment (Request / Response). This means that it is very hard to 
> write sophisticated Serializers.

For example? (I think FOP and batik are both pretty sofisticated 

> We worked around this by using it in conjunction with a Transformer that 
> was given the environment and simply passed it on to the Serializer.

The problem with having an environment-dependent serializer is that the 
cache needs access to it because it might change its behavior depending 
on environment parameters.


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