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From craig...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat-4.0/webapps/tomcat-docs/config index.xml
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2001 22:45:24 GMT
craigmcc    01/09/12 15:45:24

  Modified:    webapps/tomcat-docs/config index.xml
  Log:
  Remove TODOs and flesh out the overview of the Server Configuration Reference.
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.3       +41 -6     jakarta-tomcat-4.0/webapps/tomcat-docs/config/index.xml
  
  Index: index.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-tomcat-4.0/webapps/tomcat-docs/config/index.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.2
  retrieving revision 1.3
  diff -u -r1.2 -r1.3
  --- index.xml	2001/08/05 03:42:28	1.2
  +++ index.xml	2001/09/12 22:45:24	1.3
  @@ -20,14 +20,49 @@
   directives that can be included in a <code>conf/server.xml</code> file to
   configure the behavior of the Tomcat 4 servlet/JSP container.  It does not
   attempt to describe which configuration directives should be used to perform
  -specific tasks - for that, see the <em>Server Configuration Guide</em> and
  -related documents.  (TODO - will need hyperlink(s) to this).</p>
  +specific tasks - for that, see the various <em>HOW-TO</em> documents on the
  +main index page.</p>
   
  -<p>TODO - add some verbage about the overall organization of conf/server.xml
  -and the valid nesting that is allowed.</p>
  +<p>The configuration element descriptions are organized into the following
  +major categories:</p>
  +<ul>
  +<li><strong>Top Level Elements</strong> - <code>&lt;Server&gt;</code>
is the
  +    root element of the entire configuration file, while
  +    <code>&lt;Service&gt;</code> represents a group of Connectors that
is
  +    associated with an Engine.</li>
  +<li><strong>Connectors</strong> - Represent the interface between external
  +    clients sending requests to (and receiving responses from) a particular
  +    Service.</li>
  +<li><strong>Containers</strong> - Represent components whose function
is to
  +    process incoming requests, and create the corresponding responses.
  +    An Engine handles all requests for a Service, a Host handles all requests
  +    for a particular virtual host, and a Context handles all requests for a
  +    specific web application.</li>
  +<li><strong>Nested Components</strong> - Represent elements that can
be
  +    nested inside the element for a Container.  Some elements can be nested
  +    inside any Container, while others can only be nested inside a
  +    Context.</li>
  +</ul>
   
  -<p>TODO - add a brief description of the categories of elements listed in
  -the navigation menu (top level, connectors, containers, nested).</p>
  +<p>For each element, the corresponding documentation follows this general
  +outline:</p>
  +<ul>
  +<li><strong>Introduction</strong> - Overall description of this particular
  +    component.  There will be a corresponding Java <em>interface</em> (in
  +    the <code>org.apache.catalina</code> pacakge) that is implemented by one
  +    or more standard implementations.</li>
  +<li><strong>Attributes</strong> - The set of attributes that are legal
for
  +    this element.  Generally, this will be subdivided into <em>Common</em>
  +    attributes that are supported by all implementations of the corresponding
  +    Java interface, and <em>Standard Implementation</em> attributes that are
  +    specific to a particular Java class that implements this interface.
  +    The names of required attributes are <strong>bolded</strong>.</li>
  +<li><strong>Nested Components</strong> - Enumerates which of the <em>Nested
  +    Components</em> can be legally nested within this element.</li>
  +<li><strong>Special Features</strong> - Describes the configuration of
a large
  +    variety of special features (specific to each element type) that are
  +    supported by the standard implementation of this interface.</li>
  +</ul>
   
   </section>
   
  
  
  

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