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From Karl Pauls <karlpa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Felix HttpService improvement...
Date Mon, 27 Jul 2009 08:27:47 GMT
I agree, something like this would be very much welcomed.



On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Felix Meschberger<fmeschbe@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would welcome a one-stop-shop solution for a standalone and bridged
> environment. Currently, in Apache Sling, we are using either the
> standalone Jetty based implementation or the Eclipse bridge depending on
> how we build.
> Having a single-solution might come very handy.
> So to second Richard, I suggest you create a JIRA (ensure to check the
> "ASF inclusion permission box" when uploading the tar or patch) so that
> we can have a look and then discuss on how to proceed ?
> Thanks and Regards
> Felix
> Richard S. Hall schrieb:
>> I would certainly be happy to consider it for a replacement to the
>> existing impl. However, since I am not a big user of the existing impl
>> (even though I started it a long, long time ago), I guess we need to
>> hear from people who work and rely on the current impl.
>> What would be cool, is if you could create a tar ball and make it
>> available so people could play with it. You could always create a JIRA
>> issue and attach it to that...that's the best way to get the ball
>> rolling to see if there is interest here for accepting it as a
>> contribution.
>> Thanks.
>> -> richard
>> On 7/26/09 4:13 PM, Sten Roger Sandvik wrote:
>>> Hi.
>>> I have looked at the HttpService implementation in Felix and I had some
>>> thoughts on how to improve the functionality. Over the past year I have
>>> looked long and hard for a solution that has the following features:
>>>    * Run inside a WAR on a 3rd part container.
>>>    * Run stand-alone (using jetty).
>>>    * Has servlet filter support.
>>>    * Using whiteboard pattern for registering servlets / filters.
>>> The road led me to Pax Web (supports filters, but only as a stand-alone
>>> service) and Equinox Servlet Bridge (does not support filters).
>>> Whiteboard
>>> registering pattern is implemented by the Pax guys, but does not support
>>> filters inside a "bridged" environment.
>>> So, eventually I was tired of looking for a solution out there and
>>> created
>>> my own. This supports servlets and filters in both stand-alone and
>>> bridged
>>> mode (WAR). Now I have come to a fork in the road. Should I donate the
>>> code
>>> or host my own. I prefer to donate the code. But is the right place under
>>> Felix umbrella or Pax Web umbrella? I see that more and more is created
>>> under Felix and this implementation would be (in my opinion) a great
>>> addition.
>>> So, what do you guys think?
>>> BR,
>>> Sten Roger Sandvik

Karl Pauls

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