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GenericServlet Question

Terry McKee
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 173
GenericServlet implements Servlet and ServletConfig. So why do we need to use the method defined in the Servlet interface getServletConfig()? If by default the GenericServlet is implementing the ServletConfig the following should have the same results:
getServletConfig().getInitParameter("parm1");
this.getInitParameter("parm1");
What do you think?
John Mathew
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Joined: Jun 06, 2002
Posts: 8
There is no difference between the two methods. It is always convinient to use the getInitParameter() and getInitPArameterNames() defined in javax.serrvlet.GenericServlet
Thanks
Rajeev
 
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