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From Jan-Henrik Haukeland <h...@tildeslash.com>
Subject Re: a few comments
Date Tue, 19 Oct 1999 19:10:47 GMT
"Craig R. McClanahan" <cmcclanahan@mytownnet.com> writes:


> > > 2) It would have been great if we could design the Servlet class
> > > loader like we have in JSERV1_1DEV so that we can have pluggable
> > > ClassLoaders. That way we can (e.g.) have a Java2 classloader that can
> > > give servlets loaded a code source, so it's possible to control
> > > security permissions for servlets loaded via a Policy file. This is
> > > important in a multi hosting servlet environment, for example for ISPs
> > > that are hosting servlets.
> >
> > Yep. Once again, this would be great to see.
> >
> 
> Haven't thought about this one at all yet, but agree that it would be great.

If you find it interesting, I could try to port the Loader interface
and SecureLoader to Tomcat. In addition most of the methods in the
current ServletLoader should probably be moved to a LoaderUtil class
so that different class loaders can re-use code and use a LoaderUtil
class for delegation.

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