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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release specs for Activation, JACC, Deployment, Servlet and StAX
Date Mon, 11 Jun 2007 18:19:21 GMT

On Jun 11, 2007, at 10:51 AM, Paul McMahan wrote:

> On Jun 11, 2007, at 1:07 PM, David Jencks wrote:
>> Servlet: -1 unless someone can explain why its ok to include the  
>> sun explanatory comments in javax/servlet/resources/web- 
>> app_2_2.dtd and  javax/servlet/resources/web-app_2_5.xsd.  Also  
>> scm section is missing in pom
> I mentioned earlier that we could switch over to tomcat's JSP and  
> EL specs when they publish their next stable release (probably  
> 6.0.14) to maven central.  But I think we should be able to use  
> their current version of the servlet spec because last time I took  
> a look it passed all tests.
> Their spec jar contains the same XSDs with the suspicious  
> "explanatory comments" that you object to in geronimo's copy, so I  
> don't know if using their copy instead of releasing our own  
> addresses your concerns.

No, and I'm reluctant to use their copies in the future if the origin  
and acceptability of these explanatory comments is not explicitly  
elucidated.  I apologize for not bringing this up earlier, but I  
forgot about the issue until I was reviewing the proposed release jars.

david jencks

> Just wanting to get this option out on the table.
> Best wishes,
> Paul

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