Re: Registering handlers on the server side

From: Anne Thomas Manes <anne_at_MANES.NET>
Date: Tue, 07 May 2002 23:34:26 -0400


If you'd like to redistribute the JAX-RPC RI, you'll need to obtain a
redistribution license from Sun. Your other JAX-RPC options are to use
Apache Axis (open source) or the next release of Systinet WASP (WASP 4.0
beta will be available later this month). Neither of these implementations
requires an application server. BEA also has an implementation in the works
that's part of WebLogic Server. I imagine that we'll see a few more
implementations pop up over the next couple of months.

As I've said in my last couple of postings, you can't ship a commercial
product based on the JAX-RPC API until the API is final. This restriction is
part of the JAX-RPC API license agreement, regardless of the provider of the

Best regards,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Public discussion on JAX-RPC
> [mailto:JAXRPC-INTEREST_at_JAVA.SUN.COM]On Behalf Of Devajyoti Sarkar
> Sent: Monday, May 06, 2002 11:28 PM
> Subject: Registering handlers on the server side
> Hi All,
> I am trying to install a HandlerChain on the server-side for a port. I am
> using Apache Tomcat 4.0.3 as the servlet container with jdk1.4. The JAXRPC
> implementation I am using is java_xml_pack-spring-02-dev pack's
> jaxrpc-ri.jar and jaxrpc-api. I could figure out how to register
> handlers on
> the client side by looking at the generated code for the Stub class and
> using its Service interface. However, I am stumped as to what to do on the
> server side. I could not find any documentation on the
> com.sun.xml.rpc.server.http.JAXRPCServlet class. So my question is -
> how do I register a handler chain for a port on the server side?
> Also, we are planning to use JAXRPC in a product that we have under
> development. I have the following questions regarding the jaxrpc-RI:
> - is this going to be a product quality release that can be used in
> production - or do we have to ask our customers to go out and buy an App
> server?
> - when is the expected release date for the version 1.0 of the JAXPRC
> specification?
> - when is the expected shipping date of the release version of
> the xml pack?
> Please do help me out here. Any pointers or opinions would be very
> appreciated.
> Thanks and best regards,
> Dev Sarkar