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From Brendan W.McAdams <bmcad...@sluggy.com>
Subject Re: Does Geronimo use tomcat?
Date Thu, 18 Mar 2004 17:57:50 GMT
N. Alex Rupps has been working on some Tomcat porting for  Geronimo 
Integration.  You can probably hit him up on 
irc://irc.freenode.net/#geronimo for more information.


On Mar 18, 2004, at 12:48, Davanum Srinivas wrote:

> Yoav,
>
> 'senor srinivas' - That's me :) I was thinking about Jetty/Tomcat and 
> ran across this article on
> O'Reilly (http://www.onjava.com/lpt/a/1547) and hence the question 
> about updating maven repository
> to be able to hack something up using 5.0.18. However i have not been 
> able to contribute my time
> to this effort and it would be GREAT if some tomcat-dev folks can give 
> us a jump start.
>
> thanks,
> dims
>
> --- "Shapira, Yoav" <Yoav.Shapira@mpi.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>> I was browsing the various Geronimo web sites today, starting with
>> http://incubator.apache.org/geronimo/.  I see mention of Jetty on the
>> left-hand menu bar, which I assume is used for Servlets, and maybe 
>> also
>> HTTP connection handling.  Is my assumption wrong?
>>
>> If my assumption is right, I'd like to know why Jetty was chosen over
>> Tomcat.  This is surprising, especially in light of the statement on 
>> the
>> incubator front page that "The aim of the project is to produce a 
>> large
>> and healthy community of J2EE developers tasked with the development 
>> of
>> an open source, certified J2EE server, that is ASF licensed and passes
>> Sun's TCK reusing the best ASF/BSD licensed code available today and
>> adding new code to complete the J2EE stack."  Jetty is neither ASF nor
>> BSD licensed from what I see, choosing its own license
>> (http://jetty.mortbay.org/jetty/LICENSE.html).
>>
>> A search of this list's archives
>> (http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=geronimo-dev&w=2&r=1&s=tomcat&q=b)
>> comes up with a few hits and references, including one from Senor
>> Srinivas asking to update the Geronimo Maven repository with Tomcat
>> 5.0.18.
>>
>> So what's the status?  If tomcat is used, shouldn't that be documented
>> somewhere?  If tomcat is not used, why?  Do we need a bit more
>> communications between tomcat-dev and Geronimo-dev?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Yoav Shapira
>> Millennium Research Informatics
>>
>>
>>
>>
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> =====
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