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From "Stefan Radzom" <srad...@web.de>
Subject RE: How to configure
Date Tue, 01 Jul 2003 14:57:24 GMT
I think there is one thing left to say ;-)

The spec is pretty clear on this one. SRV.11.1 says

4. [...] The container must use case-sensitive string comparisons for
matching.

This does not allow for any configuration options.

-Stefan


> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Turner [mailto:tomcat-user@johnturner.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2003 4:53 PM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: How to configure
> 
> 
> 
> The JDK is case sensitive.
> 
> Java is case sensitive.
> 
> Case sensitive web applications are portable.  Case insensitive web 
> applications are not.
> 
> Case sensitive installations are portable.  Case insensitive 
> installations 
> are not.
> 
> 'nuf said.
> 
> John
>   On Tue, 1 Jul 2003 10:40:00 -0400, 
> <TED.CURTSINGER@airborne.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> > Why "shouldn't" I want to configure for case insensitivity? 
>  What does it
> > really matter whether I type
> >
> > http://some.server.com/Folder/MyPage.jsp
> > 	-or simply, without the finger gymnastics -
> > http://some.server.com/folder/mypage.jsp
> >
> >
> > ------------------( Forwarded letter 1 follows 
> )---------------------
> > Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2003 09:03:10 -0500
> > To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > From: sbruton@neospire.net
> > Sender: tomcat-user-return-6@gcs.alias
> > Reply-To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: How to configure
> >
> > you can't (and shouldn't ;-)
> >
> > from tomcat release notes...
> >
> > 6.6 URL's are now case sensitive on all operating systems
> >
> > As of Tomcat 3.2, URL's are case sensitive for all 
> operating systems,
> > including operating systems which have case insensitive 
> file systems,
> > such as Windows.  This represents a change from Tomcat 3.1, 
> where URL's
> > were case insensitive on case insensitive OS's.  This was done for a
> > number of reasons, security and portability among them.
> >
> > A "non-portable" web application, i.e. one with case 
> mismatches, which
> > worked on a case insensitive OS under Tomcat 3.1 will show its
> > non-portability when run under Tomcat 3.2 and later.
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 09:46:00AM -0400, 
> TED.CURTSINGER@airborne.com 
> > wrote:
> >> Tomcat URLs to NOT be case-sensitive.
> >>
> >> TIA,
> >> Ted
> >>
> >>
> >> 
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