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From Glenn Nielsen <>
Subject Re: Servlet Filters Proposal
Date Wed, 13 Feb 2002 17:38:11 GMT wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Glenn Nielsen wrote:
> > I have started putting together a proposal for Jakarta-Filters.
> > Once this effort has been bootstrapped in jakarta-commons-sandbox
> > this can be proposed to the PMC as a top level project if enough
> > interest exists.
> >
> > If you are interested in contributing to Servlet Filters please read
> > the proposal below and send me your comments.  Let me know if I missed
> > any filters or committers.
> I'm not sure a top level project is such a good idea. I know we have a
> jakarta-taglibs already, but maybe it's a better idea to first see if
> there is enough interest and enough real activity in jakarta-commons.
> >From sandbox to top level project is a bit too much  :-)
> I would be +0 for a top level project that would deal with 'extensions'
> or 'modules' - i.e. servlet filters, ant tasks, axis handlers, tomcat
> valves and interceptors, etc. Especially if the organization would
> be similar with commons. But even for that - jakarta-commons is
> a much better place, and if it gets so much contribution it
> overwhelms commons, it's easy to move.

The latest proposal defers the decision on whether Servlet Filters
gets promoted from the jakarta-commons-sandbox to jakarta-commons
or a top level project until after it has been made public in the
sandbox and there has been a few months to build a community.
At this time it is too early to determine the best place for the
Servlet Filters to reside on the Jakarta site.



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