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From <javabet...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Feature Request
Date Fri, 29 Dec 2000 00:05:56 GMT
Is this not already an action item for catalina??
(RewriteValve)

Dave


--- Jon Stevens <jon@latchkey.com> wrote:
> on 12/28/2000 2:25 PM, "Glenn Nielsen"
> <glenn@voyager.apg.more.net> wrote:
> 
> > This would be way down on my list of priorities
> for a Jakarta project.
> 
> It doesn't have to be a Jakarta Project. I never
> suggested that.
> 
> > If I needed mod_rewrite for testing I would
> install Apache on my local
> > development system.  Why "reinvent the wheel" just
> for testing.
> 
> It wasn't just testing. It was development as well.
> If your development
> environment depends on certain paths that are setup
> through mod_rewrite,
> then what are you going to do? You are going to also
> add a requirement for
> Apache and therefore complicate things more.
> 
> > Besides, I would still want to test the stuff
> developed locally on
> > Apache with mod_rewrite before putting it in
> production.  If it has
> > Apache dependencies, I would develop using Apache.
> 
> Point being that creating a sandbox for developers
> where the developer has
> to setup and configure (or the sandbox does) an
> environment with both Apache
> and Tomcat is sometimes a more daunting task than
> simply running Tomcat and
> doing development locally with the built in Tomcat
> httpd.
> 
> Again, right now, you can check Scarab out of CVS.
> Execute a build.sh script
> and then run Tomcat. Nothing other than an installed
> JDK is needed. I want
> to continue that AND still allow people to have
> mod_rewrite abilities within
> Tomcat without having to add an extra requirement
> for those people that
> don't want to install and run Apache.
> 
> Your opinion is valid, but you aren't the only
> developer out there and I
> want to make it as easy as possible for other people
> to take something like
> Scarab and run with it without having to also
> install Apache and make it
> connect to Tomcat.
> 
> love and kisses.
> 
> -jon
> 


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