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Subject [Tomcat Wiki] Update of "FAQ/About" by GianlucaVarisco
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2007 19:39:28 GMT
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The following page has been changed by GianlucaVarisco:

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== Prefce ==
This FAQ is maintained by the Tomcat Committers. The content for this FAQ is usually discovered
by lurking in the tomcat-user list.
If you wish to make a comment about the FAQ, make the comment on the tomcat-user list. Do
not e-mail any of the committers directly and do not e-mail the tomcat-dev list. (Unless other
people liked your suggestion and it was accidently missed by the committers who read the tomcat-user
list) Emailing the tomcat-user list will allow a larger audience to immediately learn and
critique your findings.

== Questions ==

'''How did Tomcat get its name?'''

He (James Duncan Davidson) came up with "Tomcat" since the animal represented something that
could take care of itself and fend for itself. That's how he came up with the name. [ Source

'''How do I contribute a question?'''

 * Make sure the question has been asked more than once
 * Send an e-mail to the tomcat-user list
 * Make sure the subject has [FAQ] in it
 * Place the e-mail in a question and answer format like this.
 * Minimize the use of html. Content is more important, the person updating the FAQ will make
the wonderful stylistic choices.

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