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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: Tomcat authorization handling seems not to function according to Servlet 2.4 Spec
Date Tue, 09 Dec 2003 10:04:48 GMT
Brian Stansberry wrote:
> At 10:03 PM 12/8/2003 -0800, you wrote:
>> The decision on whether to change the Realm interface, or move the
>> header processing to AuthenticatorBase is still open.
> So soon after such a major release it seems foolhardy to bring this
> up, but Phillipe's post seems to have opened a can of worms....
> Are there any plans to do anything about JSR-115?  As it's part of
> the J2EE 1.4 spec, I would think that for a compliant appserver to
> embed Tomcat (any others besides JBoss??), Tomcat would need to
> comply.  I bring this up because if there is consideration of API
> changes to deal w/ the Servlet 2.4 authorization handling, it might
> be a good time to look into it.  I'd be happy to help in such an
> effort if there is any interest.

I'll be looking into this. I don't know yet if the web related parts 
belong more to the appserver (JBoss), or more to the servlet container.


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