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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Convert Valves 2 Servlet Filters
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2009 11:02:54 GMT
buddhi wickramarathne wrote:
> 1- What is the main idea behind converting Current working Valves to Servlet
> Filters.
Valves are Tomcat specific. Filters can be used with any container.

> 2- What are the benifits from that work to the Tomcat.
Remove duplication. Valve pipeline is very similar to filter chain.

> 3- What will be like Tomcat with having Filters than having Valves.(For what
> reason Valves should be converted to Filters)
Greater modularity and scope for re-use.


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