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<description>

An optional description tag, not used anywhere by Tomcat, but allowing a way to document the data. Administrative tools that parse the web.xml file, such as web or GUI-based editors, can display this text as help.

When used in <web-app>, provides a longer description for the application.

When used in <servlet>, provides a description of the servlet.

When used in <context-param>, provides a description of the context parameter.

When used in <security-constraint>, provides a description of the security constraint.

When used in <user-data-constraint>, provides a description of the data constraint.

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