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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: [RT] Ditching the environment abstraction
Date Tue, 13 Dec 2005 20:30:18 GMT

Daniel Fagerstrom wrote:

> The servlet set of apis is allready an abstraction, we have due to 
> historical circumstances another abstraction of the same concepts. To 
> me the abstractions look fairly similar, except for the Cocoon 
> aditions that have been mentioned. What am I missing more specifically?

What exactly are the sevlet apis an abstraction of? 

> We could have compablity wrapper. Question is do we want to simplify 
> or not?

What, exactly are we simplifying?  There is no way that we won't always 
have a "real" HttpServletRequest.  AFAICS there is no way that we can 
just use it.  So what would replace the existing Request object?  In 
order to understand this I really need to know exactly what the new 
object would be.


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