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From Filip Hanik - Dev Lists <>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Remove older of the two BIO AJP connectors
Date Mon, 06 Apr 2009 22:06:36 GMT
Mladen Turk wrote:
> Costin Manolache wrote:
>>> So in essence you have a new protocol but the sole
>>> difference is how you describe it.
>> The API can be something like:
>> - legacyRequest(RequestMessage) - whatever we have in the current AJP
>> protocol
>> - getServerLoad() and whatever new we wanted to add
>> Instead of defining AJP extensions, we just pick one of the 
>> marshalling libs
>> and use them
>> for encoding the new methods.
> Again, you are presuming a new protocol and IMO everyone
> here are just getting nasty red spots on their faces when
> you do such a thing ;)
I was gonna reply earlier, but my red spot reaction got kind of severe :)
I have a hard time seeing why we would need yet another protocol.
I think history has shown that to be a tough challenge.
> IMHO the solution would be to gather separate
> community and move all development outside the
> Tomcat, because it simply doesn't fit here.
> The current code base for mod_jk and java side
> connector is huge, and imagine how large it would
> be with all the bells and whistles added.
> Tomcat could serve as an incubator for such a
> project, but I see no reason not to use
> Apache Incubator directly. Maybe we will
> attract larger community this way.
> Regards

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