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what is SSI

vipul patel
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Joined: Oct 16, 2005
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Hi All,

In my project, I have found a line in one of the jsp page,

<%@ include file="ssi/header1.ssi"%>

here header1.ssi file is having content like menu configuration.

so the question is what is ssi and how do i learn more about it quickly?

thanks all,
Eric Pascarello

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Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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Originally posted by dilip agheda:

<%@ include file="ssi/header1.ssi"%>

Whoever set that up was not following conventions. The ssi convention is conventionally used for "server side includes' using the Apache SSI mechanism. This statement, however, is a JSP include so the file type should be .jspf rather than .ssi.

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