Re: JSR311: Issue 18: XML Descriptor

From: Paul Sandoz <Paul.Sandoz_at_Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:15:15 +0200

Bill Burke wrote:
>>> I would love to be able to specify the mapping from
>>> resources/verbs/content types to classes/methods in a central
>>> location, as opposed to spreading that knowledge all over the place.
>>> This excludes the mapping of specific message or header parts to
>>> parameters, so I would not suggest doing a complete XML alternative.
>> Is this because you want to have a global view of the application? If
>> so tooling can provide such a view e.g. see NetBeans 6.1, or WADL
>> generation.
> Yeah, but then we'd have to use NetBeans or WADL...

That would be wonderful if you did :-) but who says you have to?


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    Paul Sandoz