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From "Frank W. Zammetti" <fzli...@omnytex.com>
Subject Re: Reasons for 1.3 release
Date Fri, 17 Feb 2006 17:44:23 GMT
Good point Joe! :)

Frank

Joe Germuska wrote:
> At 12:16 AM -0500 2/17/06, Frank W. Zammetti wrote:
>> Martin Cooper wrote:
>>> Yes, I'm modifying the RP chain in both my 1.3 and 1.2+chain apps, 
>>> primarily
>>> for stuff that needs to be centralised, such as authorisation, error /
>>> exception handling, and some specialised cancellation handling.
>>
>> This part is especially interesting because it leads me to a question 
>> that may come up as CoR becomes more well-known in Struts land... why 
>> is a composable RP better than a collection of filters?
> 
> Because it's backwards compatible with Struts 1.2 and can be invisible 
> to most users.  You couldn't possibly use servlet filters instead of the 
> chain without at least requiring those upgrading to Struts 1.3 to learn 
> the new way to configure their web.xml.
> 
> Joe
> 

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