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From "Aaron Mulder" <ammul...@alumni.princeton.edu>
Subject Re: Inserting a filter into the web container
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2007 18:58:58 GMT
To me, AOP seems like it would be better if the application were doing
it, rather than trying to do it at the server configuration level.

Thanks,
      Aaron

On Nov 29, 2007 1:48 PM, Jeff Genender <jgenender@apache.org> wrote:
> Have you considered AOP?
>
> Jeff
>
>
> Aaron Mulder wrote:
> > Is there some good way to insert a filter/interceptor into the web
> > container request processing chain that would work for both Tomcat and
> > Jetty?  For example, let's say you wanted to apply some particular
> > request validation/auditing functionality to every application,
> > without changing the application configuration (e.g. without updating
> > web.xml).  It would be easy to write a little request filter or
> > interceptor to do it -- I'm just not sure what the best way is to hook
> > that in so it gets executed, and whether we have common
> > filters/interceptors for Tomcat and Jetty or whether you'd have to do
> > something different for each.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >        Aaron
>
>

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