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Subject Re: JSP Precompilation and Servlet 3.0
Date Fri, 05 Nov 2010 20:07:01 GMT
On 05/11/2010 15:06, Christopher Schultz wrote:
> Chuck,
> On 11/5/2010 10:57 AM, Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
>>> From: Christopher Schultz [] 
>>> Subject: JSP Precompilation and Servlet 3.0
>>> Hopefully, this will make JSP precompilation less onerous for
>>> users.
>> I don't think the current mechanism is particularly onerous, since
>> Tomcat supplies an ant script to do all the dirty work, including the
>> update of web.xml.
> My understanding is that the ant script needs some "help" to get
> started: you can't simply run the JSP precompiler against an existing
> webapp without seeding web.xml, at least a bit.

I suggested generating annotated java a little while back and didn't get
an overly enthusiastic reception, but I like the general idea of the
JSPs being in their own jar.

I think it would be good if Tomcat 7.0 featured and used Servlet 3.0
functions, the source is available and it'll help users get to know the


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