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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: servlet mappings
Date Sun, 01 Nov 2009 15:53:56 GMT
Peter Crowther wrote:
> 2009/10/30 Caldarale, Charles R <Chuck.Caldarale@unisys.com>:
>> Note that several servlet containers silently implement "enhancements" to the spec
that simply cause confusion and limit portability.
> 
> ... and are handy for some real-world use cases, such as creating a
> RESTful web service without the overhead of Axis or within a different
> language such as Cold Fusion.
> 
> Tomcat, through its required spec compliance, is limiting its market.
> Of course, this may or may not be A Bad Thing, depending on your point
> of view - but where I'm on mailing lists for products that *use* a
> servlet container, none recommend Tomcat and in some cases there are
> groans on-list when someone asks a question about product deployment
> in Tomcat.

What products and what is the source of the complaints? You never know, it might
be stuff that is fairly easy to address.

Mark


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