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From Alex Fernández <>
Subject Re: Tomcat Rocks
Date Thu, 28 Jun 2001 14:16:45 GMT
Hi folks,

I agree with Nael. Tomcat is production-quality, open-source, has some
excellent Java developers actively working on it, and best of all: you
can ask them directly if there's any problem, they answer on a timely

Tomcat's power is not in full-page ads, visibility, phone support, or
any of the modern marketing ways -- it's in old-fashioned prestige,
community and mouth-to-mouth visibility.

It's true the documentation is a bit lacking in some points. But then,
you have tens of user guides and how-to's written by users, and you can
contribute some more if you want.

So, keep it up,


Nael Mohammad wrote:
> Nick,
> You need to understand that this is just like a community you live in, if
> you seek help, Just Ask! But don't attack the very product we're all
> striving hard to get ready for GA. We've all spent numerous hours working
> with Tomcat.
> If we can't help you, it's not because we don't want to, maybe we've never
> experience what your going through. And rather, then everyone else flaming,
> it just make sense to understand Nick's frustration.
> Lack of documentation is a result of this product being new technology and
> it's open source. True there are books on Linux, but how many are backed
> some sort of Linux Distribution company or some big name publisher.
> For more info on how to configure tomcat, visit
> -Nael

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