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return after jsp:forward action

Brusk Baran
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Joined: Nov 15, 2001
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We must explicitly use return; after a call to jsp:forward. am I wrong?

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Andres Gonzalez
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Joined: Nov 27, 2001
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You don't have to. as long as you don't write anything to the response, it's ok. But in many cases developers write return; after forwarding.

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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