[jsr369-experts] Re: [servlet-spec users] RFC7239 support

From: Mark Thomas <markt_at_apache.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:58:56 +0100

On 16/09/2016 03:15, Edward Burns wrote:
>>>>>> On Wed, 14 Sep 2016 20:15:48 +0200, arjan tijms <arjan.tijms_at_gmail.com> said:
> AT> There was some progress like the Mapping API implemented by Tomcat (see
> AT> http://arjan-tijms.omnifaces.org/2016/04/servlet-40s-mapping-api-previewed-in.html)
> AT> and subsequently fleshed out some more after discussing it on this
> AT> list,
> Yes, I have added this.
> AT> and Tomcat implementing the Servlet Container profile of JASPIC, which was
> AT> an important prerequisite if I remember correctly for SERVLET_SPEC-114.
> I recall we talked about this but cannot find a record of it in the
> archives. Does anyone else have a record of this discussion?

It was on the public list, not the EG list. Oct/Nov 2014.
"Standardizing authentication modules in Servlet (via JASPIC)?"

While Tomcat now has a JASPIC implementation, I am still of the view
that it should not be mandatory for a Servlet container to implement this.