Re: ResponseBuilder

From: Marc Hadley <Marc.Hadley_at_Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 16:57:03 -0400

On Jun 12, 2008, at 4:34 PM, Stephan Koops wrote:
> If calling ResponseBuilder.type(String), must the String be
> converted to a MediaType? Or ResponseBuilder.type(MediaType) be
> converted to a String? Or should it not changed in both cases? This
> should be clear if a message body writer would reads data from the
> Response for necessary casts. A javadoc clarification on both
> ResponseBuilder.type(.) methods and Response.getMetadata() would be
> good.
> The same issue exists for both ResponseBuilder.tag(.)
I propose we convert to instances of MediaType and EntityTag.

> If HttpHeaders.getAcceptedLanguages() returns List<Locale>, than we
> should also add ResponseBuilder.language(Locale) and the conversion
> be documented.

While we are thinking about Locale, anyone have an objection to
closing issue 42 by switching from String to Locale:


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