[jax-rs-spec users] [jsr339-experts] Re: Re: Modifying headers from ReaderInterceptor

From: Bill Burke <>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 10:45:37 -0400

On 9/20/2012 10:15 AM, Santiago Pericas-Geertsen wrote:
> On Sep 20, 2012, at 6:17 AM, Sergey Beryozkin wrote:
>> If MessageBodyReaders had the same capability to modify the input headers, then it would cause some minor issues I'm referring to below.
>> Reader interceptors are effectively higher-level MBRs. IMHO that is another reason why they should not be able to modify the headers
> Off top of my head I can't think of any UC for which having writable headers in the reader context would be useful.

Keep it mutable, IMO. I can see wanting to change the content-type (add
a charset or something) or adding other headers that might trigger
behavior in the MBR.


Bill Burke
JBoss, a division of Red Hat