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From Jean-Francois Arcand <jfarc...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Why does Tomcat use xerces under java 1.4 instead of the internal jvm classes?
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2003 20:40:47 GMT


Costin Manolache wrote:

>Jean-Francois Arcand wrote:
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>>>At least in tomcat5 I never use xerces - only the bundled parser, and so
>>>far I've seen no problems.
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>>Crimson is a very good parser, and it still faster that Xerces in some
>>case. The only reason I see for bundling xerces is for when we turn on
>>validation & the web.xml used a schema for validation.
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>So why not making the "web.xml validator" a separate download ? If 
>people want to turn on validation, they'll need to get the validator - which
>will include xerces and some simple script to do the validation.
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That means removing DTD validation from the current implementation? For 
me, seems a feature regression. If we stop validating, we should have a 
very good documentation  in other to avoid confusion and hours or debugging.

-- Jeanfrancois

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>BTW, I've seen a lot of pain with the DTD validation turned on - yes, I know
>that reversing the order of <icon> and <display-name> would make the app
>incompatible and violate the spec ( in 2.2 and 2.3 at least ), but many
>users seem to fail to remember the exact order of the 24 elements.
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>Costin 
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