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From André Warnier (tomcat)>
Subject Re: Tomcat Secure WebSockets clients - hostname verification
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:19:42 GMT
Thanks, Remy and Chris, for providing this clarification.

On 12.06.2018 20:34, Rémy Maucherat wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 7:05 PM André Warnier (tomcat) <>
> wrote:
>> This is a bit OT, but I have a question since the beginning of this thread
>> :
>> Is Tomcat really supposed to provide a websocket *client* API ?
> Yes, the client API is part of the websockets EE specification. Initially,
> Tomcat had just enough to implement the requirements of the specification,
> so it was unusable in practice (users were supposed to use another client,
> such as Tyrus which is now donated to Jakarta - feels nice to talk again
> about "Sun" donating software to Jakarta :D ). Gradually, missing items are
> implemented (as users didn't understand they really had to use something
> else and using the Tomcat client was not mandatory, it seems), but since
> this is not part of the specification, the config is all proprietary.
> Rémy

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