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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Feedback on my project proposal
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2009 10:25:09 GMT
Rahul Saxena wrote:
Could you clarify please? I don't understand your solution.

> If we define a generic servlet for a particular host and then allow
> servlets(of any application) in that particular host  to implement that
> generic servlet
Is "generic servlet" an interface? If so, we have no way of making any
application servlet implement it.

> and then I think we can supply the servlet context of this
> particular servlet to the correponding filter of that host .....

There is one ServletContext per web application. There isn't one ServletContext
per Servlet.

Mark

> 
> On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> Rahul Saxena wrote:
>>> I have posted my application on the GSOC site for the project "Convert
>>> tomcat valves to filters" , Can anyone give their comment on the
>> same.......
>>
>> Feedback provided in the GSOC app and repeated below. Feel free to discuss
>> your
>> ideas regarding these questions on the dev list.
>>
>> Mark
>>
>>
>> Feedback:
>> Good first draft. There are a couple of areas where I would like to see a
>> little
>> more information:
>>
>>   1. There are many more valves than the 6 you listed.
>>   2. The filter requires a ServletContext at initialisation. How might you
>> handle this for a filter defined at the Engine/Host level?
>>   3. Authentication will require access to Tomcat internals. Is a filter
>> the
>> right solution for these valves? What might a better approach be? What
>> about JSR
>> 196?
>>
>>
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