[thelist] IIS Directory Structure

Madhu Menon madhu at asiacontent.com
Tue Oct 24 12:30:24 CDT 2000

At 07:16 PM 10/24/2000, thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org penned the following 
> From there your include will look like "/Include/global.css" instead of


I must be missing something, 'cause I just can't understand why people use 
parent paths (i.e., "../") in references. Wouldn't it be simply more 
reliable to just include a full relative path instead? (like 

A parent path would work only one level deep into the site directory 
A full path makes things so much more portable and flexible. It'll work on 
*any* page on the site...

FWIW, I disable parent paths in IIS on my Win2K servers as a security measure.


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