Re: JSR311: Issue 18: XML Descriptor

From: Paul Sandoz <Paul.Sandoz_at_Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 09:51:53 +0200

On Jul 1, 2008, at 9:36 AM, Stefan Tilkov wrote:

> On Jul 1, 2008, at 8:56 AM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
>> On Jun 30, 2008, at 10:59 AM, Stefan Tilkov 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.
> True, but I'm not really convinced relying on tools is a good answer.
> Besides, I'm not only interested in viewing, but also in being able
> to change the mapping centrally.

Is that because you want to customize the URLs of a developed