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From Christopher Schultz <ch...@christopherschultz.net>
Subject Re: [OT] Directing tomcat console out put to log files
Date Sat, 10 Oct 2009 13:35:59 GMT
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Ziggy,

On 10/10/2009 6:07 AM, Ziggy wrote:
> Your comments are not really helpfull and are rude.

Actually, they are potentially helpful and I didn't find them rude at all.

> Just because something has been updated it does not mean that you have
> to use the latest version. There could be a million reasons why
> someone decides to stick with an older version of an application.
> Upgrading just for the sake of it does not make sense business sense
> at all and it costs a lot of money too.

So does running buggy software with unpatched security holes. I'm not
saying that Tomcat 4.1 is buggy and/or riddled with security holes, but
running anything no longer actively maintained is asking for trouble.
Try justifying running a risky application server to your ops team.

> If it aint broke don't fix it!

You're right: Windows 2000 runs perfectly fine. Why would anyone ever
upgrade to a more recent version? UNIX SVr2 wasn't broken, either. New
features and continued maintenance causes users to upgrade.

- -chris
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