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From "Victor Duarte" <vdua...@blueisle.com>
Subject Re: web.xml
Date Thu, 13 Jul 2000 17:21:32 GMT
Thanks Rob.

I'll check out the tomcat site.

Regards,

Victor

----- Original Message -----
From: mazur <robertm@sherwoodforestfarms.com>
To: <watchdog-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2000 1:05 PM
Subject: Re: web.xml


> I'm not sure how to get off the list (I am a recipient like you), but
> repeatedly emailing everyone on the list probably will not do it.
>
> You mind want to check out the web site for Tomcat to get details.
>
> Thanks,
> Rob
>
> Victor Duarte wrote:
> >
> > Hey guys,
> >
> > Please take me off this list. It's not for me.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Victor
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Craig R. McClanahan <Craig.McClanahan@eng.sun.com>
> > To: Rousseau, John <JRousseau@silverstream.com>
> > Cc: <watchdog-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2000 12:17 PM
> > Subject: Re: web.xml
> >
> > > Hi John,
> > >
> > > "Rousseau, John" wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi!
> > > >
> > > > I'm new to Watchdog, but I wanted to use the tests to validate our
> > > > servlet 2.2 implementation at SilverStream. I couldn't find an
> > > > archive of this list, and I hope this hasn't been asked before.
> > > >
> > >
> > > The welcome message you received when you subscribed has some
available
> > > commands for retrieving older messages and message indexes -- send an
> > > empty mail to "watchdog-dev-info@jakarta.apache.org" to get a new
copy.
> > >
> > > But you haven't really missed much -- it's been very quiet :-).
> > >
> > > >
> > > > I was looking at the web.xml deployment descriptor from
> > > > servlet-tests.war and noticed that all of the elements were written
> > > > like this:
> > > >
> > > >     <param-name>
> > > >             OS
> > > >     </param-name>
> > > >
> > > > In XML, the value of param-name is then "\n\t\t\tOS\n" instead of
> > > > "OS". We could easily chop each string we get out of the deployment
> > > > descriptor, but this would prevent us from encoding a real tab or
> > > > space in the future.
> > > >
> > > > According to XML, if the intended value is "OS", the element should
> > > > be written as:
> > > >
> > > >     <param-name>OS</param-name>
> > > >
> > > > Is this an oversight, or am I missing something?
> > > >
> > >
> > > At least for Tomcat (and I believe for some of the other containers)
we
> > > trim leading and trailing whitespace from values retrieved from
web.xml
> > > before interpreting them, so that either way of writing the parameter
> > > you used above would come up with the same result.
> > >
> > > Looking at the spec, I don't see that behavior defined ... this is
> > > probably worth a clarification question to the spec lead for the
servlet
> > > spec <Danny.Coward@eng.sun.com>.  This is something that should
> > > definitely be defined one way or the other, and the timing is great to
> > > make sure that whatever the answer is gets in to the upcoming servlet
> > > 2.3 spec as well.
> > >
> > > I'll forward the question to Danny and ask him to reply to both of us.
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Thanks!
> > > > -John
> > >
> > > Craig McClanahan
> > >


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