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From QM <qm...@brandxdev.net>
Subject Re: Why tomcat 4 or even 3?
Date Wed, 15 Sep 2004 21:09:29 GMT
On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 04:07:52PM -0400, John Villar wrote:
: A question to everyone out there..... why does anyone use nowadays 
: Tomcat 4 branch?.....

Some more conservative shops intentionally lag behind on releases. The
reasons range from "afraid to upgrade" to "don't feel the need to
upgrade" or even "we've built a sizable architecture on an older rev and
upgrading will be a monumental effort."



: isn't tomcat 5 branch more bug free, featurefull 
: and backwards compatible?

Yes and no.  Even if the app used no features specific to Tomcat 4, you
still have to rebuild the app to upgrade.

-QM

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