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Separating static and dynamic file

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Does anyone has the guildline or documentation about which files are static and which files are dynamic ? I was requested to put all the static files to another Apache server while the dynamic one will be served by Tomcat.
[originally posted on jforum.net by mesostructure]
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Pretty much everything in jForum is dynamic since it supports multiple templates. I.e., the locations of images, js, and the like files are defined by Freemarker scripts which use information set from jForum and the web app server. In addition, some of the images are related to the user's language choices.

If you're using a single template, your MIGHT be able to add in some proxy rules to redirect URLs like /jForum/templates/default/ to a copy of this directory on the Apache server. But I've never done this before.. just a theoretical possibility.

An alternative might be to edit the html template files to use a different URL for images, javascript, css, and the like. But that's a fair number of files to change and make sure they work.

[originally posted on jforum.net by monroe]
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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