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another HTML statement confusion

 
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I just saw this in some code:
<!--webbot bot="Include" U-Include="includes/REFINCLUDE.htm" TAG="BODY" -->
I have never seen this type of tag before, but it isn't just comments because I see it's effects. It is like a reference to another html document, which is nice, but where does this type of html come from. Is it FrontPage specific? Is it standard, or is this a hack from Frontpage? Any good sites about webbot?
 
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It is frontpage code..
http://www.rtr.com/fpsupport/SERK/a_bots.htm
 
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So what's the danger of using frontpage code? There must be a down-side.
Would anybody say there is any danger at all if the site was viewed only within an intranet, where all computers viewing it is basically a mirror of each other?
 
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you just have to make sure that frontpage extensions are available on the server...
 
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<personal-opionion>
I would die before I let some WYSIWYG tool generate code for me.
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I can tell you do not code in .NET Bear! LOL
 
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Amen, brother!
 
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Well this "website" isn't running on a web server it is just sitting on somebody's computer, on some desktop. We just use it like a file server. Does that mean that person's computer is somehow running something that supports FrontPage extensions, but not necessarily running a webserver?
 
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If you installed frontpage, you most likely installed frontpage extensions.
I personally never used frontpage ext. other then having to install them for visual studio to run properly.
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