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From Glenn Nielsen <gl...@mail.more.net>
Subject Re: [5.0] Schedule change
Date Tue, 30 Sep 2003 20:47:40 GMT


Remy Maucherat wrote:
> 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 ?
> 


How much work is it to revert Tomcat 5 back to Sevlet 2.3/JSP 1.2?

And I agree with Costin that we should keep the major revision tied
to the versions of the Servlet/JSP spec.

Glenn

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