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From Filip Hanik - Dev Lists <devli...@hanik.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] jasper - enum support for tag libs
Date Fri, 14 Sep 2007 17:34:24 GMT
Remy Maucherat wrote:
> Filip Hanik - Dev Lists wrote:
>> Yoav Shapira wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>>
>>> On 9/13/07, Andrew J Snodgrass <andy@pointlander.info> wrote:
>>>  
>>>> The attached patch adds support for the direct use of enums in the
>>>> attributes of tags.
>>>>     
>>>
>>> Cool idea.  Is it in Bugzilla?
>>>   
>> I agree, think it is very useful. Would you mind opening a bugzilla,
>> http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi?product=Tomcat%206
>>
>> Spec or not spec, Tomcat's goal is to be compliant with the JSP spec, 
>> not restricted by it. And this is a useful feature
>
> There are a number of situations:
> - adding flags to allow previous behaviors for unclear portions of the 
> specification (which used pass the relevant TCK); I think this is 
> acceptable
> - adding methods or altering the signature of the javax. APIs is 
> clearly illegal
yes, that would not be spec compliant, that's essentially what spec 
compliant means, that we pass the signature test (which we haven't done 
for a couple of years, until the Geronimo guy submitted the patches)
Filip
> - adding language constructs in JSP, elements in JCP DTDs or xsds is 
> quite similar to that one, and I don't know if it's legal
>
> Rémy
>
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