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The following persons deserve credit for Cargo.


  • Vincent Massol: Cargo creator
  • Matt Wringe: Cargo Lead Developer and Manager
  • S. Ali Tokmen: Cargo Lead Developer and Manager


  • datanga datanga: Initial implementation of Tomcat and WebLogic support
  • Arnaud Heritier: Implementation of the Maven 1.x plugin
  • hendriks hendriks: Implementation of jo! support and creation of the IDEA IntelliJ plugin
  • Milos Kleint: Netbeans extensions
  • Nyoman Ribeka: JBoss 3.x and 4.x support
  • oleo: JSR-88 support and remote containers support
  • mark mark: Tomcat Hot deployment implementation + implementation of the Maven 2.x plugin
  • grimsell grimsell: Lots of improvements to the Deployment API
  • Nigel Magnay: Several improvements to the Modules API and implementation of several container-specific merger classes
  • sfarquhar: JNDI datasource configuration, Generic test runner extension and many more
  • Jan Bartel: Added support for Jetty 5.x and 6.x
  • Vincent Siveton: Lots of various patches on the Maven2 plugin
  • Kohsuke Kawaguchi: Various patches to improve Cargo's API and implementation of the Embedded Tomcat container + Glassfish support
  • David J.M. Karlsen: Various patches, Maven 2 build
  • Adrian Cole: WebLogic 9.x and 10.x support
  • Ryan Connolly: JRun 4.x support
  • Anders Hammar: Improvements to Maven build and Maven 2 Plugin
  • Benjamin Bentmann: Java container abstraction, various improvements and cleanup on containers (Jetty, Tomcat, Geronimo, ...)
  • Domien Nowicki (J4S): Implementation of the Daemon extension
  • Archimedes Trajano: Glassfish container contributions


  • Jerome Lacoste: General ideas and discussions about Cargo
  • Tim Shadel: Implementation of OC4J support
  • Matt Raible: Asked for improvements to the Tomcat support so that Cargo can support nicely AppFuse and provided patches to improve Tomcat support
  • Jan Zuchhold: Improvements to the Maven plugin (passing system properties)
  • Eoghan McIlwaine: Cargo logo and banner, as well as a larger, vertical version of the Cargo logo
  • Bill Dudney: Implementation of the Tomcat Existing Local Configuration + beta tester of the m2 plugin
  • Rahul Thakur: Added a cargo:configure mojo to the Maven2 plugin to generate container configuration
  • Lester Ecarma: Participation in the implementation of Geronimo 1.x
  • Juri Artamonov: Added support for starting/stopping/redeploying deployables in the Maven2 plugin + lots of other things
  • Wendy Smoak: HTTPS support for Tomcat and various improvements
  • C├ędric Vidal: Added support for choosing a JBoss server configuration for standalone configurations
  • Aaron Digulla: Several patches for Tomcat and Maven2 support
  • Ate Douma: Several patches for Tomcat

Special thanks

  • Apache and The Jakarta cactus project: Cargo started as a refactoring of the Cactus Ant integration subproject
  • Christopher Lenz: Has developed most of the Cactus Ant integration code that spawned the Cargo project

If we have forgotten anyone, please accept our apologies and feel free to edit the page yourself to correct it (you can use the mailing lists to get the associated rights).


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