During upgrades and updates from prior releases it has been necessary
for the server to (1) determine the version of GF the domain.xml file is
supporting (e.g. v2.1, 3.0.1, etc) and (2) make adjustments to the contents
of the file in preparation to support the current version of GF.
We have employed various methods to determine the current version of
the domain.xml file such as looking for the absence of certain
By adding a new "version" element or attribute which represents the
version of the file this could assist future versions of GF during
update and upgrade procedures. It would provide a reliable way to detect
the version of the file.