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From "Bill Barker" <wbar...@wilshire.com>
Subject Re: [RFC] Handling the '*' URL
Date Fri, 11 Jul 2003 20:17:31 GMT
Well, it seems that the consensus is for the default servlet.  That's where
I'll make the changes for 3.3.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Keith Wannamaker" <Keith@Wannamaker.org>
To: "Tomcat Developers List" <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 5:35 AM
Subject: RE: [RFC] Handling the '*' URL


> Hi Bill, I am partial to handling it in the default servlet.
> I agree the root context can't speak definitively for all
> contexts, but I think it has a better chance of knowing a
> proper response than the connector.
>
> Keith
>
> | -----Original Message-----
> | From: Bill Barker [mailto:wbarker@wilshire.com]
> | Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 2:08 AM
> | To: Tomcat Developers List
> | Subject: [RFC] Handling the '*' URL
> |
> |
> | This is really a Request-For-Comments, I'm not proposing anything.  I'm
> | looking into resolving Bug #21454.
> |
> | At the moment, requests for e.g:
> |   OPTIONS * HTTP/1.1
> |   TRACE * HTTP/1.1
> | get properly handled by TC 5 (thanks to Keith's patch), buy passing them
to
> | DefaultServlet.  However, the '*' URL is really a HTTP Protocol URL, so
it
> | seems to me that it really should be handled by the Connector instead of
the
> | Servlet.  On the other hand, we have access to the rich Servlet-API
> | implementations (Ok, so I don't in 3.3-land, but I can fake it ;-).  So
my
> | problem is that I can't see the correct route to go here.
> |
> | Opinions?
> |
> |
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