It is here that the rules defined within the validator-rules.xml that the rules are applied to the data fields of ActionForm objects.
validator.xml is the “link table” linking the rules with the afbean fields. (A: the other xml file, which defines the validators outside the context oof data fields)
validator.xml is Perhaps the 2nd step in swallowing this elephant, just like struts-config.xml to struts. The first step is …..