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Disadvantages in Servlet Chaining

Dinesh Ramaswamy

Joined: Oct 05, 2001
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Can anyone please tell me what are the disadvantages in Servlet Chaining?
Thanks in advance,
William Brogden
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The concept that used to be referred to as servlet "chaining" has been replaced with "Filters" as of the servlet 2.3 API. The main disadvantages as I see it:
1. Complex - more APIs
2. Slower than a single servlet
1. Flexibility
2. Better separation of functions and potential for using library components.
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