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From Jon Stevens <...@latchkey.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat/src/share/org/apache/tomcat/util/hooks Hooks.java
Date Thu, 28 Dec 2000 19:21:46 GMT
on 12/28/2000 10:42 AM, "Sam Ruby" <rubys@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> Jon Stevens wrote:
>> 
>> Why does this scare me into thinking that if people
>> start to base their code on top of this that they
>> will be tying themselves to a single servlet engine?
>> Isn't that something that we were trying to avoid?
>> 
>> Correct me if I'm wrong.
> 
> I see it as a good guideline, but not an iron clad rule.
> 
> There is precidence for it.  Take a peek at the catalina-wrapper target of
> the jakarta-slide project, for example.
> 
> - Sam Ruby

I'm still confused. Back in JServ days, we were very resistant to adding
things to the container that were outside of the scope of the Servlet
Spec...for example, support for servlet chaining because we wanted to
maintain our stance as a supporter of the servlet spec. I guess that this
has changed now. Oh well.

-jon

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