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request - service()

 
kalle suresh
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When the request comes, service method of which class will be called by the container

1. service(HttpServletRequest, HttpServletResponse) - HttpServlet Class
2. service(ServletRequest, ServletResponse) - Generic Servlet Class

If container uses 1 (HttpServlet Class) method then, is it necessary for the container to convert the response object into an HTTP response
 
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GenericServlet:service(ServletRequest request, ServletResponse response) gets called first, then passes the request to HttpServlet:service(HttpServletRequest request, HttpServletResponse response).

Note that GenericServlet:service() is public, while the HttpServlet:service() and the doXXX() methods are protected.

If container uses 1 (HttpServlet Class) method then, is it necessary for the container to convert the response object into an HTTP response


I'm not sure of what you mean by this.
 
kalle suresh
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Hi, In HFSJ
the diagram on page 43 (container converts the response object into an HTTP response )
and
the explanation on page 100 (the service method from the HttpServlet runs)

are contradicting.

If container uses 1 (HttpServlet Class) method then, is it necessary for the container to convert the response object into an HTTP response (Page 43).

Anyone can explain me.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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