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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: [5.0] [PROPOSAL] Validation/NamespaceAware
Date Thu, 15 Aug 2002 19:50:18 GMT
Jean-francois Arcand wrote:
> Hi,
> based on the mailling list feedback, I would like to propose the 
> following solution for the XML Parser DTD/Schema validation/namespace 
> aware problems:
> - Add the following attributes in server.xml under the HOST element:
> xmlValidation="false"
> xmlNamespaceAware="false"
> and set them equal to false by default. This way, peoples will be able 
> to turn it on only if they need it, using the AdminTool or directly in 
> the server.xml file.

Awesome :)

We should also add those attributes to the default server.xml (in 
addition to adding checkboxes on the Host page in the admin) so that 
people know that they exist.

> It will still  let the door open for:
> - "have a separate validation program that can be run on a webapp 
> _before_ it is deployed on tomcat" (Costin)
> - keeping validation available when required (Steve)
> - etc.
- Doing a TC 3.3 style trick along with background deployment

I think that one looks cool :)

Thanks a lot,

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