Currently the spring property editors applying formatting with the bean wrapper for values going in/out from the UI.
We need the ability to format values from server side code as well (for example building links or messages).
So we need some sort of utility class that can be called to get a formatted property value (possibly could just add support
We need the following options:
1) Get formatted value in context of View
2) Get formatted value in context of data object
3) Get formatted value based on data type