use javascript to read in xml file and pass contents to java method.

Hello,

I would like to find out how to read in an xml file using javascript and then call a Java method passing the xml file contents as a String to that method.  I'm using JSF (richfaces).  Thanks!
cgray1223Asked:
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leakim971PluritechnicianCommented:
Hello cgray1223,

Why not get the file directly with JSF ?

Regards
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cgray1223Author Commented:
Hi Leakim971,

I'm needing to retrieve it on the client side since it's generated from a plugin...
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leakim971PluritechnicianCommented:
So I suppose the xml file is on the hard drive.

What about using an <input type="file" .... > in a form ?
http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/dom_obj_fileupload.asp
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