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From "Costin Manolache" <cos...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Tomcat Bayeux and Comet Implementation]
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2007 18:29:36 GMT
On 9/28/07, Filip Hanik - Dev Lists <devlists@hanik.com> wrote:


you build the bayeux servlet crap on top of the Comet processor, its not
> a protocol over TCP, its a protocol over HTTP, but requires the ability
> to do async servlet, ie to cut of the dependency between the tomcat
> worker thread and the HttpServletResponse
>
> Comet is a core of the Tomcat API, it's tightly integrated into the
> connectors


AFAIK the thread model is not 'tightly integrated' into the connector API -
i.e.
you can implement a connector ( using only the APIs ) using any thread
model you want. And your new connector can expose any additional interface
it wants to
servlets that want to depend on them.



Costin





Filip
> > I think if there is interest - it can and should be pursued, would be a
> good
> > start to see
> > if the 'scratch your itches, but not in the core distro' works out :-).
> It
> > would require some renaming
> > the packages and small changes in the sandbox, moving them to trunk (
> > excluded from default ant build )
> > as well as building a connector-only mini-distro ( can be just a jar +
> html
> > instructions to install/enable ).
> >
> > My understanding of the whole debate we recently had is that pursuing
> ideas
> > and itches is allowed and
> > encouraged - as long as it is outside the official tomcat release and
> > doesn't require API or major changes.
> >
> > Costin
> >
> > On 9/27/07, Filip Hanik - Dev Lists <devlists@hanik.com> wrote:
> >
> >> until we sorted out our Comet implementation strategy, there is no
> point
> >> pursuing this
> >>
> >> Filip
> >>
> >> Gurkan Erdogdu wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi guys;
> >>>
> >>> Is there any support for the Bayeux protocol and Comet style
> application
> >>>
> >> works in the Tomcat 6.x? I looked at the tomcat sandbox and that is
> this
> >> implementations still experimental? Is there any timeline that these
> >> components inclueded with tomcat distribution?
> >>
> >>> Thanks;
> >>>
> >>> Gurkan
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
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