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From "Carsten Ziegeler" <>
Subject RE: cvs commit: cocoon-2.2/src/java/org/apache/cocoon/servlet
Date Tue, 21 Oct 2003 12:13:04 GMT
Steven Noels wrote:
> Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> > Steven Noels wrote:
> >>If others are happy, I'm perfectly fine with this. It just felt 
> as being 
> >>too much of a core change to be silently injected into the CVS commit 
> >>mails stream without prior notification/discussion on the list.
> > You are joking, aren't you? This is not a core change, this is just a
> > single additional information that is now available via the application
> > context. Not more, not less.
> Naaah - I didn't mean any bad, nor was it 'just a joke'. It's just that 
> accessing 'outside' information (like the RealPath of a file, servlet 
> mountpoint (both in a physical and URI way), and various 
> SourceResolver-related uses) sometimes feels a bit 'hacked onto the 
> system', rather than becoming an integral part of the 'Cocoon API'. 
> Bruno explained me the thing about ThreadLocal and the SourceResolver an 
> hour ago, and I felt these things try to circumvent (in their typical 
> usage) the fact that some info isn't readily accessible to certain 
> components (passed into them) in a proper IoC way.
> But I'm really getting out of my league here. :-s
> Not meaning any bad really, just curious (and willing to look stupid for 
> my ignorant wonderings).

Ok, sorry I'm currently doing way too many things at the same time, which
results in such comments. I think I need vacation...


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