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From Jeff Genender <>
Subject Re: Web container-specific configuration
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2005 14:32:45 GMT

Jeremy Boynes wrote:
> Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>> I would assert that most web apps are simple and do not require  
>> complex container specific configuration, so a common plan is the  
>> more desirable choice.  In the rare places where tomcat and jetty  
>> differ, we allow a name space designated escape to the container  
>> specific elements.
>> Lets make the commons stuff (80%) simple and have an escape system  
>> for the complex (20%) installations.
> Most environments will use one container or the other, not mix and 
> match. Therefore keeping everything in the one namespace used by that 
> container using the concepts people are familiar with is even simpler.

What is the downside to allowing both namespaces in the geronimo-web.xml?

> -- 
> Jeremy

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