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From Glenn Nielsen <gl...@voyager.apg.more.net>
Subject Re: Tomcat Admin Web Interface
Date Thu, 14 Jun 2001 21:55:43 GMT
"Craig R. McClanahan" wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, M B wrote:
> 
> > Hello All,
> >
> > In response to the recent postings regarding Tomcat
> > documentation and administration (Re: ~rant~ Docs,
> > user list, etc.), I am willing to contribute much
> > effort in this area.  In addition to documentation, I
> > am particularly interested in helping to build an
> > administrative web interface for Tomcat 4.0, something
> > similar to JRun Management Console, for example.
> >
> 
> That would be awesome!
> 
> > Naturally, I want to coordinate my efforts with the
> > Tomcat community.  Can anyone please point out where I
> > should begin, or who I should contact?  Is there a
> > project for this?  The Catalina TODO identifies John
> > Shin as volunteer for producing an admin interface,
> > but I thought I should email this list before
> > contacting him directly.
> >
> 
> He volunteered long, long, ago but I haven't heard anything from him
> lately.
> 
> As it happens, I've been accumulating a list of functional requirements
> for admin capabilities that I'd like to post for discussion.  I'll be
> finished with what I'm thinking in the next couple of days.
> 
> What I'd like to see us do on issues like this is to discuss and agree on
> a functional specs document that is checked in to the CVS repository, and
> then start working together on the pieces.  It's a little more formal than
> the usual :-) open source approach, but I think it will help in the long
> run.  Does that sound like a useful plan?
> 

Sounds good.  Have you considered using SOAP to implement Tomcat admin
transactions?

Regards,

Glenn

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