Re: JSR311: Limit extensions pre-processing

From: Marcel Thibault <>
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 10:28:25 -0600


>>> "Matt Brozowski" <> 07/08/08 11:39 AM >>>

On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 4:14 AM, Marc Hadley <> wrote:

Removal of the feature is a possibility, it could be cleanly removed without too much impact elsewhere. However I think its a useful feature and my preference is to retain it - what do others think ?

I think removing the feature would be a mistake. I've done a recent review of the most popular browsers and they all say the prefer xml to text/html. I have been working on a sample application that used the same jax-rs resources to server both a webapp and a web service. The webapp is served via HTML and the web service via XML. However without relying on the extensions there would be no way to reliably serve html to the browsers (since they all state they prefer xml over html)

Matt Brozowski