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From "Geoff Soutter" <ge...@whitewolf.com.au>
Subject Re: Tomcat-as-a-reference implementation?
Date Thu, 17 Feb 2000 09:07:19 GMT
I'm no expert on tomcat, but AFAIK, tomcat is supposed to be a very
configurable "skeleton" of a servlet container.

Thus, you can configure it with plain vanilla everything (including a a
plain vanilla http server ;-) and call it a reference implementation. This
will look externally very similar to the JSDK.

OR, you can configure it with everything (including a connector to apache,
JAAS authentication, interceptors to do all sorts of things like fail over,
etc) and call it a production quality engine. This will look externally like
JSERV.

does that address your concerns?

cheers

geoff


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