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From Christopher Schultz <ch...@christopherschultz.net>
Subject Re: Servlet 3.1, Tomcat 8 etc.
Date Mon, 01 Aug 2011 18:32:57 GMT
Mark,

On 8/1/2011 12:05 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
> On 01/08/2011 16:45, Christopher Schultz wrote:
>> Mark,
>>
>> On 7/26/2011 1:30 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
>>> The Servlet EG is starting to discuss changes to the Servlet API
>>> for 3.1. It would be useful if the option existed to implement some
>>> of these changes in Tomcat trunk. The benefits of this are: - we
>>> can see how feasible the API changes are to implement - users can
>>> try out the new APIs (assuming we do a Tomcat 8 alpha release)
>>
>> How much of this stuff could reasonably be built-into Tomcat 7
>> without breaking anything?
> 
> None. The TCK will fail as soon as any changes are made to the API.

Ooh, so until the TCK is updated to tolerate Servlet 3.1, we will be
unable to run TCK tests against trunk. That seems ... non-ideal.

-chris


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