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priya shankar

Joined: May 12, 2003
Posts: 16
what is the use of wem.xml file...who needs it..

adam oczos

Joined: May 12, 2003
Posts: 17
if you have only one servlet then... yes it's possible to skip it, but if you want to build a complex application, web.xml is quite necessary.
you can:
a) define your servlets there (name, calsses, location, start-up control);
b) put some JNDI values there;
c) define resources;
d) define security roles;
e) configure sessions.
+ much more
more details at:
and in many other places.
hope that helps a bit.
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