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Brian Smith
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Joined: Oct 26, 2002
Posts: 232
hi folks,
i found that requestdispatcher can be obtained from both request object and servletContext. what is the difference in getting from one over the other?
thanks.
Sainudheen Mydeen
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Joined: Aug 18, 2003
Posts: 218
Hi
You can pass a relative path to the getRequestDispatcher() method of request object. It will evaluate the path relative to the path of the request. But that is not possible with ServletContext.
Thanks
Sainudheen
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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