Michael Engelhart wrote:
> Actually my example of doing https://domain.com -> http://domain.com
> you can ignore. I remember that this is almost impossible to do with
> Webware and servlets. I had some funky workaround code I used in Java
> that allowed me to handle this so I was thinking that I had it working
> and can't seem to ever remember that I came up with that helper class
> to do the same functionality...
> But I'd still love to have forward() working as Luke mentioned.
Have you tried the Patch that Luke submitted? Does that work for your
situation? As time permits, I am working on a solution that integrates
that functionality but also works with the absolute paths used with
psp-handler and the adapter relative paths used by WebKit.
Is it correct to assume that to do what you want, you also need a way to
change contexts in the forward? Or do you expect to do everything in
the same context?
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: Michael Engelhart <mengelhart@...>
>> Date: Mon Jan 13, 2003 9:04:59 AM US/Eastern
>> To: "Webware-Devel (E-mail)" <webware-devel@...>
>> Subject: Re: [Webware-devel] love hate relationships =)
>>> Part of the reason why I dont use an external redirect, is so I can
>>> pass data
>>> from one servlet to another on a per request basis. For example...
>>> error information from my login action to the login page.
>> This is a huge thing for me also. I'm not sure if it's only
>> pertinent for Java Servlet refugees or not but with Java this is a
>> VERY common way of working. I also find it a very elegant solution
>> to passing temporary data around and it greatly simplifies the MVC
>> Another problem I have is that forward() doesn't do something (which
>> I did with Secure sessions) like forward from
>> which I do in almost every web application I build that only needs
>> username/password encryption.
>> Of course you can redirect but you can't stuff a "Welcome message" or
>> any other data into the request before forwarding it to the non-SSL
>> anyway, I'd really, really like to see forward() fixed or working
>> better. Not sure what I can do to help but if there are a list of
>> specific "issues" as to why this doesn't work I'd love to see them.
>> On Sunday, January 12, 2003, at 11:26 PM, Luke Holden (by way of
>> Luke Holden <lholden@...>) wrote:
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