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From "Shapira, Yoav" <>
Subject RE: Important information about jakarta-servletapi-*
Date Wed, 17 Dec 2003 18:12:59 GMT

Thanks for the clarification Mark, and for beating me to the question
Tim ;)

Yoav Shapira
Millennium ChemInformatics

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Tim Funk []
>Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 1:09 PM
>To: Tomcat Developers List
>Subject: Re: Important information about jakarta-servletapi-*
>Does this mean that any bug submitted with a criticism (or patch)
>jakarta-servletapi-* can be marked as WONTFIX with a advisory for the
>requestor to notify or
> ? (I know there is at least one bug in
>Mark Roth wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I've seen a few requests to fix items in the jakarta-servletapi-*
>> workspaces and wanted to clear up any confusion there might be.
>> Changes to examples in these workspaces are fine.
>> However, ANY changes to the core APIs (including even simple javadocs
>> changes) CANNOT be done outside of the JCP process.  This applies to
>> both Servlet and JSP APIs.
>> To make any changes to these APIs, you must propose the change
>> the spec aliases, which appear on the front covers of the
>> specifications:
>>     Servlet:
>>     JSP:
>> Your change request will be considered by the specification leads and
>> potentially debated by the expert group.  Changes to the APIs can
>> be done in a maintenance release of the specification, or in the next
>> revision of the specification.  The Servlet 2.4 and JSP 2.0
>> specifications have both been finalized for this release of Tomcat
>> are very unlikely to change in any substantial way until the next
>> Please understand that Tomcat is only one of many containers that are
>> implementing the Servlet and JSP specifications, and the APIs must
>> identically on all containers.
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