The $<$patterns$>$-Language

The language of the patterns configuration file has been designed for specifying so-called HTTP-request-patterns, against which incoming requests are matched. This involves the examinitation and comparison of characteristical parts of the request. The patterns-language also allows simple selection constructs (if-then-else). Figure 2.16 shows a structural representation of this file's format. A complete definition of its underlying W3C XML Schema can be found in the appendix.

The main elements allowed by the W3C Schema definition of the patterns-language are defined as follows:

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