Changeset 4400


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Timestamp:
Aug 20, 2008, 2:56:45 PM (13 years ago)
Author:
Jari Häkkinen
Message:

Fixes #597

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  • trunk/doc/src/docbook/appendix/web.xml.xml

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    77 
    88  Copyright (C) 2007 Nicklas Nordborg
     9  Copyright (C) 2008 Jari Hakkinen, Nicklas Nordborg
    910 
    1011  This file is part of BASE - BioArray Software Environment.
     
    3233    The <filename>web.xml</filename> file is one step up from the main configuration
    3334    directory. It is located in the <filename>&lt;basedir&gt;/www/WEB-INF</filename>
    34     directory. This configuration file has settings that are related to the web
    35     application only. Most settings in this file should not be changed since they
     35    directory. This configuration file contains settings that are related to the web
     36    application only. Most settings in this file should not be changed because they
    3637    are vital for the functionality of BASE.
    3738  </para>
     
    4344        <para>
    4445        If an error occurs during a page request, the execution is
    45         forwarded to the specified JSP which will display more information
     46        forwarded to the specified JSP which will display information
    4647        about the error.
    4748        </para>
     
    5354      <listitem>
    5455        <para>
    55         This setting is here to fix a potential problem with too long
     56        This setting is here to resolve a potential problem with too long
    5657        generated URL:s. This may happen when BASE needs to open a
    57         popup window and a user has selected a lot of items (eg. several
    58         hundreds). Typically the generated URL contains all selected ID:s.
    59         Some webservers have limitations on the length of an URL (eg.
     58        pop-up window and a user has selected a lot of items
     59        (<emphasis>e.g.</emphasis>, several hundred). Typically the
     60        generated URL contains all selected ID:s. Some web servers
     61        have limitations on the length of an URL (<emphasis>e.g.</emphasis>,
    6062        Apache has a default max of 8190 bytes). If the generated URL is
    6163        longer that this setting, BASE will re-write the request to make
     
    7274      <listitem>
    7375        <para>
    74         A servlet that starts BASE when Tomcat starts and stops BASE
     76        A servlet that starts BASE when Tomcat starts, and stops BASE
    7577        when Tomcat stops. Do not modify.
    7678        </para>
     
    8385        <para>
    8486        File view/download servlet. It is possible to change the default
    85         MIME type to use for file with unknown type.
     87        MIME type for use with files of unknown type.
    8688        </para>
    8789      </listitem>
     
    113115        <para>
    114116        Servlet handling web service requests. If you are not planning to access
    115         your BASE installation using web services, those servlets may be disabled.
     117        your BASE installation using web services these servlets may be disabled.
    116118        </para>
    117119      </listitem>
     
    123125        <para>
    124126        Servlet for handling startup/shutdown of the extensions system as well
    125         as requests to extension servlets. Do not modify. Do not disable even if you
    126         don't use extensions.
     127        as requests to extension servlets. Do not modify. Do not disable even if
     128        extensions are not used.
    127129        </para>
    128130      </listitem>
     
    133135      <listitem>
    134136        <para>
    135         Experimental servlet for compiling *.xjsp files used from
     137        Experimental servlet for compiling *.xjsp files used by
    136138        extensions. The servlet redirects the compilation of *.xjsp
    137         files to a compiler that includes the extension's JAR file(s)
    138         on the class path.
     139        files to a compiler that includes the extension supplied JAR file(s)
     140        in the class path.
    139141        </para>
    140142      </listitem>
     
    158160      <listitem>
    159161        <para>
    160         A filter that sets the character encoding on the HTML that is
    161         generated from JSP files. We recommend leaving this at the
    162         default UTF-8 which should work with all modern browsers in most
    163         languages.
     162        A filter that sets the character encoding for the JSP
     163        generated HTML. We recommend leaving this at the default UTF-8
     164        encoding, this default should work with most language in all
     165        modern browsers.
    164166        </para>
    165167      </listitem>
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