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From Martin Cooper <>
Subject Re: webdav servlet in commons?
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2005 19:22:24 GMT
On Apr 1, 2005 8:50 AM, Noel J. Bergman <> wrote:
> Martin Cooper wrote:
> > Noel J. Bergman <> wrote:
> > > I would enthusiastically support a webapp commons
> > > as a separate project, to which we would accept
> > > servlets, tag libs, etc.
> > I too would support the creation of this type of commons project.
> > It could also be a place to collect useful servlet filters,
> > e.g. for compression.
> > However, I don't think I'd want to see taglibs go there when we
> > already have a Jakarta Taglibs project.
> If the Taglibs folks were agreed, that could seed the WebApp Commons
> project.  Kind of odd to have Servlets and Filters, and not have Tag
> Libraries.  Especially when we start doing more with Tag Files.

I'll buy that.

> Stephen seems of the same mind: "could perhaps be Jakarta Taglibs plus extra
> stuff", and concurs with the idea of a WebApp Commons, rather than Web App
> components in Jakarta Commons.
> We have talked about this WebApp Commons before, but didn't follow-up with
> it.  We could bring this up with the community and the PMC, but do we want
> to approach the Tag Lib project first?  If so, who would like to do that?
> Craig?

Since I'm also a Taglibs committer (albeit not a very active one right
now), I can bring this up over there and see what kind of reaction it
gets, unless someone else wants to do it and / or beats me to it.

Martin Cooper

>         --- Noel
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