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From "Bill Barker" <wbar...@wilshire.com>
Subject Re: [5.0] Schedule change
Date Tue, 30 Sep 2003 19:52:18 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Remy Maucherat" <remm@apache.org>
To: "Tomcat Developers List" <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 11:27 AM
Subject: [5.0] Schedule change


> Hi,
>
> The signals I'm getting from Sun about the schedule of the
> specifications is highly confusing. Since I'm tired of having Tomcat
> depend on these, I propose taking advantage of the backwards
> compatibility of the spec, and replacing the TC 5 statement phrase with:
>
> The 5.x releases implement the Servlet 2.3 and JSP 1.2 specifications,
> and will add support for the Servlet 2.4 and JSP 2.0 as soon as they are
> officially available.
>
> That would allow making a timely 5.0 release, rather than expecting
> stuff for an indefinite amount of time ...
>
> If I don't get yelled at too much, I'll call for a vote on this.
>
> Comments ?

You can be a Servlet 2.3 container, or you can be a Servlet 2.4 container,
but not both (see for example, BZ #23525).  I agree with Yoav that what
people want most from Tomcat 5 is a Servlet 2.4/JSP 2.0 container.

>
> Remy
>
>
>
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