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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: Where did ProducerFromRequest go?
Date Tue, 22 Aug 2000 22:04:32 GMT
Ulrich Mayring wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm back and ready to rumble again.
> I read in the list archives that ProducerFromRequest was removed for
> security reasons.


> I need to call cocoon programmatically and perused the fromServlet
> sample supplied with cocoon. This sample needs ProducerFromRequest to
> run - so:
> 1) Will ProducerFromRequest come back?


> 2) If no, how would one go about calling cocoon programmatically (from a
> remote machine)?

Good question.

The answer is: it depends.
> Basically, I create an XML document in a Java program and post it to a
> servlet (to be written), which should hand it to cocoon, cocoon should
> (via fop) generate a PDF and send a stream back to the servlet, which
> gives the stream to the Java program, which saves the PDF to a file.

Well, in this case, I would suggest that your servlet extends Cocoon
instead of calling it.

Use the OOP, luke :)

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