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From Pierre Goupil <goupilpie...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: servlet 3.1, etc?
Date Wed, 10 Jul 2013 12:14:30 GMT
That's good news to hear, men!

Thanks for the hard work.

Regards,

Pierre


On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 12:48 PM, Jess Holle <jessh@ptc.com> wrote:

> Thanks!
>
>
> On 7/10/2013 5:18 AM, Mark Thomas wrote:
>
>> On 10/07/2013 00:06, Jess Holle wrote:
>>
>>> Is there an ETA (in terms of both a version and rough date) for Tomcat
>>> moving to the new spec versions introduced by Java EE 7?
>>>
>> Tomcat 8.
>>
>> Implementation complete? Best guess is a couple of months. The more help
>> we get with the EL 3.0 implementation, the sooner we'll finish.
>>
>> Stable? Best guess is late this year / early next.
>>
>>  I'm talking about new servlet, JSP, EL, etc, specs, not about
>>> non-web-tier stuff that's not even part of Tomcat.
>>>
>> Servlet 3.1
>> Implementation complete. The HTTP upgrade code is very well tested as it
>> is used as the basic for WebSockets. The other areas are less well tested.
>>
>> JSP 2.3 has minimal changes from 2.2 - mainly small changes due to
>> changes in EL. It isn't complete but could be within a day or so of the
>> EL being complete.
>>
>> EL 3.0. The API changes have been completed. The current focus is adding
>> unit tests for the new API elements. Once the unit tests for the API are
>> complete, work will start on the new syntax. This is where the bulk of
>> the work remains for Tomcat 8.
>>
>> WebSocket 1.0
>> Implementation complete. Both client and server code pass the Autobahn
>> testsuite. There are folks stress testing this implementation at the
>> moment and that has highlighted a few implementation (and spec) issues.
>> Those issues should be resolved (although I haven't looked at the dev
>> list yet this morning...)
>>
>> So overall, I think progress looks pretty good. Folks that want to try
>> out these new features can build Tomcat 8 from trunk (it really is very
>> easy - ask here if you need some pointers). Snapshot releases are
>> available for those folks that want to help with testing but can't /
>> don't want to build Tomcat for themselves. Details on the dev list.
>>
>> Mark
>>
>> .
>>
>>
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