Re: JSR311: Servlet spec changes for security and JSR311

From: Marc Hadley <Marc.Hadley_at_Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2008 11:06:36 -0400

On Apr 2, 2008, at 10:17 AM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
> Bill Burke wrote:
>> Although a neat feature, dynamic sublocators are a pretty fringe,
>> esoteric use case that 99% of users won't want or need.
> Well, i guess we will just have to disagree on that latter point.
> The sub-locator (and fine grained access) concept was taken from the
> Hudson [1], which makes extensive use of the feature (for code reuse
> and for plug-ins).
> The NetBeans team have found the feature very useful for mapping
> resources to database tables.
> I know of other developers who are using it and like the reuse/
> DRYness it can offer.
I'm also using it for an internal project and its proving very handy.


Marc Hadley <marc.hadley at>
CTO Office, Sun Microsystems.