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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: [LONG TERM PLAN] Proposed Architecture for Tomcat.Next Servlet Container
Date Fri, 31 Dec 1999 12:58:27 GMT
"Craig R. McClanahan" wrote:

> > [snip]
> > So, why don't we create an "authenticator" and remove this functionality
> > from "interceptor" or along?
> >
> Because an authenticator is merely one kind of functionality one might wish
> to optionally add to your server's request processing capability.  As soon as
> there's more than one, the usual O-O approach is to abstract out the common
> design patterns, which is what Interceptors do.

Good point. I agree to leave "interceptor" there.
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