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From Lukasz Lenart <>
Subject Re: REST Mappers
Date Sun, 09 Dec 2012 10:36:50 GMT
2012/12/9 Antonios Gkogkakis <>:
> It is indeed an attempt to support RESTful urls.
> When we wanted to add REST support to our existing struts2 app(using xml
> config and not the convention plugin), we found that using the
> Restful2ActionMapper with the PrefixBasedActionMapper which chooses
> the appropriate ActionMapper based on a namespace, was the most
> straightforward and less intrusive approach. Existing actions, were not
> affected at all, and new actions where handled by the restful2 action
> mapper, in their own namespace.
> Had we wanted to use the more modern REST plugin, we would have to refactor
> the app to use the convention plugin. I'm not sure whether
> that's a straightforward task, but back then we encountered a few issues
> and gave up.
> So I think that for existing apps not using the convention plugin, which
> wish to add REST support, the RestFull2ActionMapper
> is still a viable solution

Thanks Antonios!

Did you try to use the new REST plugin without Convention plugin ?
REST plugin can work with XML based configuration as well and it has
support for namespace prefix -

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