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forbidden access in WEB-INF dir -- where in the spec?

Jessica Sant
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Joined: Oct 17, 2001
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I'm having a hard time finding where in the JSP 1.2 spec it says that things inside the /WEB-INF directory are not accessible by the browser.
i.e. http://somehost/myApp/WEB-INF/blah.txt --> this should return 400 error of some kind
Can someone find the section in the spec that talks about this?
Thanks


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William Brogden
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I dunno about the JSP spec but it appears in the servlet 2.3 spec under "9.5 Directory Structure"
Bill
[ November 11, 2002: Message edited by: William Brogden ]
 
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