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From Jean-Francois Arcand <jfarc...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [5.0] Schedule change
Date Wed, 01 Oct 2003 17:11:36 GMT


Bill Barker wrote:

>By the way, is there any plan to certify Tomcat 5?  As everyone knows, Sun
>controls the RI now.  While it's rumored to be based on Tomcat code, that's
>not the same thing.  Also, as everyone knows, Geronimo is planning to test
>the Sun/Apache agreement by getting the test-suite under the Sun/Apache
>agreement to certify them as a JSEE container once they've gotten up and
>running.
>
>I really think that Tomcat should request the test-suite for Servlet 2.4/JSP
>2.0.  At the very least, it might give Remy something to do while waiting
>for the specs to go final ;-).
>
BTW, we are running the TCKs (JSP/Servlet/JSTL) on Tomcat nightly build 
every day. Currently all tcks are passing...

We can certainly help getting/setting the tcks if required. The Axis 
team is currently running the tcks by their own right now.

-- Jeanfrancois


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>"Remy Maucherat" <remm@apache.org> wrote in message
>news:3F79CB15.5060401@apache.org...
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>>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 ?
>>
>>Remy
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