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From "Manni Wood" <>
Subject RE: Invitation to HTTPD commiters in tomcat-dev
Date Tue, 20 Jul 2004 16:08:01 GMT
Along with the ability for your back-end servlets to get a correct value from ServletRequest.isSecure()
depending on whether or not Apache was originally contacted with HTTP vs HTTPS?


-----Original Message-----
From: Colm MacCarthaigh [] 
Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2004 11:51 AM
Cc: Tomcat Developers List
Subject: Re: Invitation to HTTPD commiters in tomcat-dev

On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 10:44:40AM -0400, Manni Wood wrote:
> In my experience building web sites for Fortune 500 companies (some of
> them Fortune 50 companies), the "get Apache to serve static content
> while Tomcat only takes care of servlets and JSPs" feature is a *huge*
> draw.

I've replaced these with mod_rewrite + mod_proxy in more than a few
installations, every time I got much better performance :-)

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