[jax-rs-spec users] [jsr339-experts] Re: Re: Default Servlet Mapping?

From: Bill Burke <>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 16:00:24 -0400

On 3/15/12 3:54 PM, Santiago Pericas-Geertsen wrote:
> On Mar 15, 2012, at 3:31 PM, Bill Burke wrote:
>> I would say do nothing because it would break existing 1.1 applications when deployed.
> How so? Before you had to always specify the mapping, and that will continue to take precedence. Can you elaborate?
We assumed everything could be scanned, you could have an empty web.xml
file, and no Application class. This was an incorrect assumption? I
know a lot of people use us in this manner. Maybe I just interpreted
the 1.1 spec wrong?


Bill Burke
JBoss, a division of Red Hat