[jax-rs-spec users] [jsr339-experts] Re: Link header can contain more than one link

From: Julian Reschke <>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2012 23:48:04 +0200

On 2012-07-02 23:44, Bill Burke wrote:
> On 7/2/12 5:38 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> On 2012-07-02 23:17, Bill Burke wrote:
>>> A Link header can contain more than one link within it delimited by a
>>> ','
>>> Does this conflict with Link header delegate we're supposed to provide
>>> as an implementor? Current implemntation of Link class pretty much
>>> assumes one link per string value.
>> Well, there can also be multiple instances of the header field. Both
>> should be treated the same way, right?
> I know Tomcat, Jetty, jBossWeb do not auto separate comma-delimited
> headers and assumed jaxrs implementations shouldn't either.

They can't, unless they know the exact syntax of the header field.

Best regards, Julian