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Basic question on jsp

Johnson David
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Joined: May 22, 2005
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Hi All,

Its a basic question on jsp.We know that all servlets require web.xml , but a jsp does'nt.

i just want to know why does'nt a jsp requires a web.xml.

correct me if i am wrong

thanks in advnace

Johnson
Bear Bibeault
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All well-formed web applications should have at least a rudimentary deployment descriptor (web.xml).

You can get away without one for a simple JSP because the container handles loading the servlet generated on behalf of the JSP automatically.
[ October 17, 2006: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

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