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From Tim Funk <>
Subject Re: Is there a way to bake in URL parameters to a URL path?
Date Wed, 24 Aug 2011 15:55:27 GMT
While useful ... I would conjecture that things like this eventually undergo
feature creep and over time would turn into


On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J) <> wrote:

> Thanks for your reply Chuck.
> It looks like you can do what I'm suggesting, but it's pretty complex. I'm
> also
> wondering why this isn't part of Tomcat proper. It would seem to be a very
> useful tool to include.
> An ALv2 licensed type of filter that does things like the URLRewrite
> Filter.
> Another thing too is that this filter seems to do a huge superset of what
> I'm actually looking for. I'm really just looking for something simple,
> with a
> limited config, something like:
> <url path="/fictionbooks"
>        origPath="/books">
>   <param name="category" value="fiction"/>
>   <param name="something else" value="${env.SOMEPROPERTY}"/>
> </url>
> ....
> I might just write a plugin that does that and contribute it back to the
> Apache Tomcat community. Would folks here find that useful?

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