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From "Erron Austin" <erron.aus...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VelocityTools 2.0 Alpha]
Date Tue, 13 Nov 2007 13:23:42 GMT
I'm pretty sure I can use your suggestions to accomplish what I need. From
your suggestions, though, I suppose that overriding doRequest is a bad
idea?  Will overriding doRequest cause issues with future releases?

Thanks,


Erron

On Nov 9, 2007 12:57 PM, Nathan Bubna <nbubna@gmail.com> wrote:

> Oh yeah.  Well, my original plan was to deprecate handleRequest() in a
> VelocityTools 1.4 release (which looks unlikely to happen), so that i
> could remove it in VelocityTools 2.0 release.   However, since i'm
> trying to make the transition between 1.3 and 2.0 smooth, i'll replace
> the handleRequest() method in 2.0.  It will, however, still be
> deprecated.
>
> As to what you should do in replacement, well, it depends on what you
> are trying to accomplish in overriding that method.  If you are just
> populating the context based on the request, then you should override
> the fillContext(context, request) method.  If you need access to the
> response and request both, then you should override
> createContext(request, response) and call super.createContext(request,
> response) right away to get access to the context.   If, however, you
> are altering how templates are retrieved, then you should override the
> appropriate getTemplate(...) method.
>
> If none of those satisfy, then let me know what you're trying to do,
> and i'll help guide as i can.
>
> On Nov 9, 2007 9:35 AM, Erron Austin <erron.austin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > This may have been documented somewhere and I'm just missing it.  But I
> was
> > using Velocity as a Web Framework. To that I was extending
> > VelocityViewServlet, and overriding handleRequest(request,response,
> > context). This method does not appear exist any more.  Is there a sample
> or
> > instructions or ideas of how to achieve the same functionality with the
> > VelocityTools 2.0?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Erron
> >
>
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