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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: ICAP servlet classes (was: Tomcat Architecture)
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2001 18:30:47 GMT
On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 08:06:42PM +0200, Fabian Loschek wrote:
> Hello,
> > I would like Tomcat to serve requests for a new Internet Draft Protocol
> > named ICAP. The intension is to develop HTTP like ICAP servlet base classes
> > to allow writing ICAP applications.
> >
> > Can someone give me pointers/references of where can I start ??
> I'm looking for something similar for writing an ICAP Servlet for my
> master thesis, have you gotten hold of any references or code snipplets?

Good luck.  We had to rip out the protocol engine in Apache to get ICAP 
working.  It isn't even remotely HTTP-compliant.

The yahoos on the ICAP WG claim that any HTTP-compliant server will work
with ICAP.  Don't believe them as they've never tried it.  We have.
It's awful.  -- justin

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