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From Nick Williams <>
Subject Re: [VOTE][RESULT] Release Apache Tomcat 8.0.0-RC1
Date Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:30:55 GMT

On Aug 6, 2013, at 9:27 AM, Mark Thomas wrote:

> On 06/08/2013 12:57, Nick Williams wrote:
>> The migration guide says Tomcat 8 supports Expression Language 2.3.
>> Should be 3.0. You (might) also want to call it Java Unified
>> Expression Language. That's the "official" name from my
>> understanding, and EL 3.0 is much more capable of being used outside
>> of a JSP /easily/ than EL 2.3 was so the name is more fitting.
> Fixed. Having implemented the thing, you'd think I could get the version
> number right...

Hah. We all do it on occasion...

>> Also, the migration guide says this:
>>> To assist with the identification of these changes, the form below
>>> may be used to view the differences between the configuration files
>>> in different versions of Tomcat 7.
>> However, this is not the case. I can only view the diff between
>> 8.0.0-RC1 and trunk. I can't select earlier (7.0) versions.
> It should say 8 only. That has been fixed as well.

Well that stinks. I was hoping for an easy tool to actually compare Tomcat 7 and Tomcat 8
configuration files. Guess I'll have to do it the old fashioned way. :-)

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