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From "Eric Wood" <>
Subject Re: packing images and style sheets with a taglib
Date Tue, 19 Apr 2005 21:55:14 GMT
Thanks for the input and ideas. The servlet approach seems to have potential
but I think because our company will be the only users of the taglib I'm
going to force the user of the lib to paste a special taglib folder into the

It would be really cool if there was a standard that made it possible for a
taglib author to specify a folder in the jar that they want to make
available off the context but I could see how it would create some security

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rahul P Akolkar" <>
To: "Tag Libraries Users List" <>
Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 4:44 PM
Subject: Re: packing images and style sheets with a taglib

> >  It also means you have to deal with cache
> > headers, so that you're not serving up the
> > same images to the same browser again and again.
> Very true, cache, response-type, in short, you have to behave like a good
> web server ;-) However, its definitely manageable, and by pulling some of
> the overhead upon the taglib author, it aims for taglib user convenience.
> OTOH, the vanilla solution seems to be an auxillary resource bundle (not
> in the i18n sense) users need to download and plop into each app/war. So.
> -Rahul

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