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JSP forward or include?

Med Shabe
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Joined: May 08, 2001
Posts: 84
I'm trying to get rid of the frameset trap. How would I target two different destinations, an html and a servlet say, from a jsp passing a request object to the servlet?
Thanks much.
ersin eser
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Joined: Feb 22, 2001
Posts: 1072
When you use forward the invoker will not have an access to request any longer ( request & the control will be forwarded to destination ). If you use include, request object thus the control will return to the invoker that calls include after the destination is done with processing the request.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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