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Recall that there is a default web.xml that applies to ALL applications - perhaps that was what the interview question was trying to get at? Bill
Joined: Jul 04, 2004
I checked the file and it mentions..
<!-- ======================== Introduction ==============================--> <!-- This document defines default values for *all* web applications --> <!-- loaded into this instance of Tomcat. As each application is --> <!-- deployed, this file is processed, followed by the --> <!-- "/WEB-INF/web.xml" deployment descriptor from your own --> <!-- applications. --> <!-- --> <!-- WARNING: Do not configure application-specific resources here! --> <!-- They should go in the "/WEB-INF/web.xml" file in your application.-->
So yes maybe he meant this ...I think we can configure here...