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What is the difference between a GenericServlet and an HttpServlet. (I know that the second one exrends the first). I want to know the context of usage. Thanks Prasad
Joined: Nov 22, 2008
GenericServlet is one which is generic, that is, it does not provide any protocol. HttpServlet supports Http protocol. Generic servlet is useful when you wish to write your own protocol, for example your own http servlet or ftp servlet. Httpservlet on the other hand provides ready to use features. I find this easy, because, it saves me LOTS of time and effort doing reaserch on some protocol. Anik