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From "Jeffrey Winter" <>
Subject Re: Servlet Mapping Strategy w/ user-specific URLs
Date Thu, 09 Jan 2003 14:37:23 GMT

> Depends upon your point of view.  Mine is different from those I've seen
> reply to your inquiry so far.  If I can do something declaratively in
> Apache, I do it.  If I am going to write code, I put do it in Tomcat.
> Apache is a world-class web server.  Tomcat is an application
> engine.  Tomcat has a relatively weak but effective web server.  Using
> Tomcat as a web server is like street racing with a Mack truck.  On the
> other hand, try towing a motor home with a Lamborghini.

I'm going to try the mod_rewrite approach also and see how far that takes
me.  I like
the idea of declarative rewriting as opposed to compiled code, so I'm just
going to
have to see what feels right.

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