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From "Geoff Soutter" <ge...@whitewolf.com.au>
Subject Re: Building 3.2
Date Wed, 30 Aug 2000 01:53:57 GMT
Ah, thanks for that, Costin.

geoff

----- Original Message -----
From: <cmanolache@yahoo.com>
To: <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 30, 2000 10:14 AM
Subject: Re: Building 3.2


>
> > On this topic kind of, what exactly _is_ the difference between 3.2 and
3.3
> > anyway?
>
> 3.3 is the development version. 3.2 is the stable one, where only
> (important and safe) bug fixes goes in.
>
> So far in 3.3:
> - improved performance ( in some tests it is 1.5 .. 2x over 3.2)
> - start of i18n ( charset support and guessing )
> - start of Servlet 2.3 ( facade23, compilation )
> - improved security ( use of URLClassLoader, tighten up everything)
> - improved reloading ( DependManager )
> - improved startup ( including separated classpaths for webserver and
> applications, ability to override the parser)
> - few major refactorings ( to achieve cleaner demarcation of componenets,
> better code organization )
> - reduced GC ( even more compared with 3.2 - so far about 8..20k less
> GC memory  per request - as reported by OptimizeIt )
>
> I think that's all so far, but I'm sure more ideas will show up :-)
>
> Probably when it'll be ready it will have at least:
> - support for non-ascii charsets ( I18N )
> - better performance
> - better code
>
> And I hope for full servlet2.3 ( as an optional package, 2.2 will still be
> the stable and tested one ).
>
> Costin
>
>
>
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