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Rajiv Mordani

Rajiv Mordani is a senior engineer at Sun Microsystems, working on the web technologies as an architect. Rajiv has been involved in the open source community at Apache with xerces and tomcat in the past doing implementation and also as the JAXP specification lead. He is currently the specification lead for Servlets.


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Call for nominations for expert group members for Servlet 3.1 - JSR 340

Posted by mode on April 8, 2011 at 11:20 PM PDT

The JSR for the next revision of Servlet specification - Servlet 3.1 is approved and we are now in the process of forming the expert group.

Slides from our talk at JavaOne.

Posted by mode on June 3, 2009 at 11:05 AM PDT

Jan Luehe, Greg Wilkins and I did a talk on Servlet 3.0 at JavaOne yesterday. Am attaching the slides from the talk for those that didn't make it or did make it and want a copy of the slides :).

Proposed Final Draft of Servlet 3.0 now available

Posted by mode on May 8, 2009 at 1:58 PM PDT

The proposed final draft of the Servlet 3.0 specification is now available at the JCP site .

Servlet 3.0 PFD draft coming soon.

Posted by mode on April 28, 2009 at 1:20 PM PDT

It's been a while since my last update. However I am pleased to report that the Proposed Final Draft (PFD) of Servlet 3.0 is now been handed off to the JCP. Some highlights of what is in the PFD draft -

  • The issues around Async have been worked out and Greg will also be posting an update to his last set of comments.

Rebuttal of Greg Wilkin's Blog about Servlet 3.0 PR

Posted by mode on December 15, 2008 at 11:34 PM PST

Someone just pointed me to Greg Wilkin's latest blog entry. I tried posting my response in his comments however it was tagged as spam and not displayed. So I am making the comments available her.

Servlet 3.0 webinar

Posted by mode on December 10, 2008 at 5:58 PM PST

I will be presenting 3.0 in a webinar on December 18th. For details and logistics about the webinar go to If you would like to learn about the new features in servlet 3.0 I would definitely encourage you to attend the webinar.

Asynchronous support in Servlet 3.0

Posted by mode on December 10, 2008 at 5:50 PM PST

After the last couple of entries I have gotten requests for more details on how the async works.

Servlet 3.0 - from the source

Posted by mode on December 2, 2008 at 6:13 PM PST

Since the Early draft of the specification for Servlet 3.0 (JSR 315) the expert group has been working on refining and improving the specificaiton in a couple of areas - Ease of Development (EoD), pluggability and asynchronous support.

Servlet 3.0 (JSR 315) update

Posted by mode on December 2, 2008 at 11:24 AM PST

It's been a while since I gave an update about servlet 3.0. However while I haven't been blogging we at the expert group are working through refining and making the specification better for the web community. We are in the process of making the Public Review available and was waiting to push out a blog after that.

irc channel for GlassFish webtier

Posted by mode on August 5, 2008 at 10:51 AM PDT

We now have a dedicated irc channel for the GlassFish webtier where you can chat with the engineering team members. It is on For help on how to use irc, the clients for the various OS click here.
There is also a FAQ for freenode that you should refer to for any questions regarding usage of freenode.