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From Tim Funk <funk...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [OT] WEB-INF
Date Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:52:18 GMT
Its a best practice to keep your jsp's inside of WEB-INF. Since WEB-INF/ is
not allowed to be requested by the browser - its a simple enforcement
mechanism to prevent users from direct access to calling jsps. (Since it
may be common to have jsp's as snippets for header / footers etc -- and
there for they might be able to be called in surprising ways and exposing
funny attacks)


On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 6:08 PM, Leo Donahue - RDSA IT <
LeoDonahue@mail.maricopa.gov> wrote:

> When did it start that developers decided to place jsps in the WEB-INF
> directory?  Was that intended from the beginning, or was it stumbled upon?
>
> Leo
>
>

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