Deploying webchat in Tomcat ROOT folder

I’m about to go live with webchat on fedora 8 with tomcat 6.

Everything is working well and I’m finishing some security modications.

I was able to move the webchat folder under web-apps into a ROOT folder so that webchat is the default application.

It appears to be working well. Is there a reason I should not do this or is there a better way to remove ROOT and make webchat the dafult application.