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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@iq80.com>
Subject Re: web.xml
Date Tue, 13 Feb 2007 21:49:31 GMT
Interesting.  Thanks for the info,

-dain

On Feb 13, 2007, at 1:02 PM, Sachin Patel wrote:

>
> From http://weblogs.java.net/blog/gmurray71/archive/2006/02/ 
> servlets_update.html
>
> So what big changes were made in Servlet 2.5?
>
>     * ServletContext.getContextPath() - Ever wonder what the  
> context root was for your web application? This API is a long need  
> addition.
>     * Annotations - Added annotations for Java persistence, web  
> service, declaring roles, run as, and EJBs. We did not add  
> annotations for decarling servlets, filters, and listeners in this  
> release though this will be a topic of discussion in the next  
> servlet release.
>     * Resource Injection - Resource injection is a way of injecting  
> references of container managed resources such as data sources,  
> environment entries, or web services into container managed  
> components such as servlets, filters and listeners. Support for  
> resource injection was added for Java Enterprise Edition containers.
>     * web.xml Changes- Removed the need to have a web.xml in web  
> applications without servlets, filters or listeners. Some  
> conveniences for declaring components in the web.xml were added.
>
>
> -sachin
>
>
> On Feb 13, 2007, at 3:48 PM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>
>> How do you declare the servlets and the servlet mappings?  Or does  
>> this only work with wars that don't have servlets?
>>
>> -dain
>>
>> On Feb 13, 2007, at 10:16 AM, Sachin Patel wrote:
>>
>>> Actually, according to the specification:
>>>
>>> "Starting with version 5 of the Java EE platform, a web  
>>> application module, an enterprise bean module, or an application  
>>> client module need not contain a deployment descriptor"
>>>
>>> -sachin
>>>
>>>
>>> On Feb 13, 2007, at 11:13 AM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>>>
>>>> I don't think the web.xml is optional.  I am not aware of any  
>>>> annotations to declare servlets and their mappings to URLs.   
>>>> Actually, there don't seem to be any annotations in the  
>>>> javax.servlet.* packages.
>>>>
>>>> -dain
>>>>
>>>> On Feb 13, 2007, at 6:14 AM, Sachin Patel wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I don't think so.
>>>>>
>>>>> -sachin
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Feb 12, 2007, at 11:59 PM, Jarek Gawor wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Is anyone working on making the web.xml file optional?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Jarek
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>


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