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From Jan Luehe <Jan.Lu...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat-jasper/jasper2/src/share/org/apache/jasper/servlet
Date Wed, 23 Jul 2003 18:45:23 GMT

> Arg, what a hack ;-) (and my definition is that we get into the servlet 
> container; if it's an internal servlet, it seems good enough, and the 
> page being served was served by a Servlet API 2.4 component)
> Come on, this is a stupid feature nobody but marketting cares about (and 
> I'd say the said marketting folks should forget about it: Netcraft can 
> count Java powered websites well enough already). I suppose the 
> reasoning is that IIS/6.0 adds similar self agrandizing headers that it 
> is .NET 1.1 powered, so we have to do the same. Lame.
> So the implementation of the feature has IMO to be as invisible as 
> possible given its lack of usefulness.

OK, I was just trying to make sure we didn't miss anything. :)
Like I said (and which you confirmed), the DefaultServlet is a servlet, 
so adding the response header (even) to static resources may not be too 


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