“And that will be a configuration setting. I’ll explain that to you some time. Basically, like your web.xml, it’ll be an xml file, Every time we need to make some thing configurable, we add it in that file.”

— My first tryst with “Configuration” that happened some 15 months ago… That was my friend explaining to me what is meant by “configuring something” !! Hit upon this when I was browsing through my old academic archives !!