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From Bill Stoddard <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat, logging, admin portlet, and GBeans
Date Fri, 09 Sep 2005 17:11:47 GMT
Aaron Mulder wrote:
> 	I really believe that choice is a bad thing.  I don't believe we 
> should offer 2 options to a user.  How are they supposed to decide?  How 
> are we supposed to guide them?
> 
> 	I'll grant you that there may (*may*) be some possible reason for
> a very advanced user to want to run 2 different web containers.  I really
> believe this should be an advanced manual process (e.g. download Tomcat
> build, then deploy Jetty plan).  I really really really don't want to
> encumber every user with both Jetty and Tomcat in order to support this
> dual-container feature. 

+1

Gratuitous feature creep is evil and this particular feature violates the "principle of least
astonishment".

Bill


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