Re: JSR311: Header and Response Code constants

From: Bill Burke <>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 09:25:08 -0400

Stephan Koops wrote:
> Hello Bill,
> this is a good idea.
> Is it possible, to support @ProduceMime(MediaType.APPLICATION_XML), and
> also make MediaType.APPLICATION_XML available as a
> (e.g. for ResponseBuilder.type(MediaType),
> for compariosns of HttpHeaders.getMediaType() and
> HttpHeaders.getAcceptableMediaTypes and so on.
> IMO it is good to put the http header names in one class/interface (e.g.
> HttpHeaders), the status codes to another class/interface (e.g. Status)
> and so on. IMO Status.OK is better than HttpConstants.STATUS_OK or
> something like that.

Add response codes to Response class?

Add known headers to HttpHeaders class?

Or have separate standalone interfaces for each?


Bill Burke
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