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sai prasanna
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Joined: May 02, 2005
Posts: 167
hi
is absolute path means path starting from root context say for example
web application structure is as follows

servletexamples/-domain name
admin-module name
(This module contains .jsp or .html files)
WEB-INF/
web.xml
classes/
src(.class files)
lib(.jar files)

root context means /servletexamples/admin is this correct
thanks in advance
saiprasanna
Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

When discussing your file system, absolute would mean the full path to the file:
/usr/local/myWebServer/myWebapp/myPage.html

When discussing hyperlinks, absolute means a full URL that could be pasted into the address window of a browser:
http://www.javaranch.com/index.html

Anything else is a relative.
These can be relative to the file or URL that you're looking at, or relative to the root of the web application.


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