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From Rémy Maucherat <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Deprecate and eventually remove the o.a.c.servlet4preview package in 8.5.x
Date Thu, 28 Sep 2017 01:37:15 GMT
On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 9:08 PM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:

> All,
>
> I'd like to propose removing this for the following reasons:
>
> 1. Now the Servlet 4.0 spec is final, users can use Tomcat 9 for Servlet
> 4.0 features.
>
> 2. The preview is not complete and may be out of date in places.
>
> 3. I'm not aware of any user feedback so usage seems to be very low.
>
> My proposal is to deprecate it now with the intention to remove it after
> a year.
>
> As an alternative is deprecate it now with the intention to remove it 1
> year after the first stable 9.0.x release.
>
> Thoughts? Comments? Questions?
>

+1 for deprcating immediately, no idea when an actual removal could occur.
Possibly it's "never" though.

Rémy

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