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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@4quarters.com>
Subject Re: Does Geronimo use tomcat?
Date Thu, 18 Mar 2004 20:37:27 GMT

On Mar 18, 2004, at 1:49 PM, Greg Wilkins wrote:

>
> Just to back up what Jan said... it is our intention to make
> the web tier very much a geronimo thing and not a Jetty/Tomcat
> issue - at least from a configuration and deployment point of view.
>
>  http://wiki.apache.org/geronimo/Architecture/WebContainer
>
> The infrastructure of geronimo has been refactored recently and as
> as part of that effort, the intial generic web tier was replaced
> with a very Jetty specific web tier.  I view this change as
> temporary state of affairs and that eventually a geronimo user
> should not be aware of what implementation is being used for the
> web tier (unless they actively lift the hood).
>
> As for the Jetty licensing issue, I am considering changing Jetty
> to the apache 2.0 license.  I need to have that discussion with the
> Jetty community, but I see the 2.0 license as very compatible with
> the artistic license which Jetty currently uses.
>

That would be a good move, and remove any concerns which one might have 
w/ the license.

geir

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Geir Magnusson Jr                                   203-247-1713(m)
geir@4quarters.com


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