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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@iq80.com>
Subject Re: Servlet 2.5 specification
Date Wed, 28 Jun 2006 16:35:02 GMT
1 is fine with me, but I do want to point out that we took option 2  
last time.

-dain

On Jun 28, 2006, at 6:27 AM, Greg Wilkins wrote:

>
> All,
>
> Jeff, Bill and I had done a lot of work trying to re-enter and  
> check the 2.5 servlet specs
> (see http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-1686).
>
> However, dispite these efforts, these specs lack javadoc and jsp,  
> plus they are a little
> out of date.  The javadoc is a very important part of the spec.
>
> We need to come up with a solution to get a good version of the  
> spec into geronimo-spec
> and I see we have 4 options:
>
>  0)  Push ahead with https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/geronimo/ 
> specs/branches/jee5_exp/geronimo-spec-servlet
>      Losts more work to do.
>
>  1) Just copy the tomcat 6 version from
>     http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/java/javax
>     Should be no legal hassles as it is in apache already.  maybe  
> not good to be forking
>     the code, but until there is a top level specs project....
>
>  2) Use the jetty version.  I have added a patch for this to  
> GERONIMO-1686.
>     The Jetty version is derived from the old jakarta version with  
> patches
>     from the apache version of glass fish and manual updates.     
> However we
>     are probably going to change to use the tc6.0.x version anyway.
>
>
> I think this is a no-brainer and the 1) is the obvious solution.     
> If other agree I'd like
> to do this soon.
>
> cheers


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