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Bob Moranski
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Joined: Nov 22, 2000
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Hi, I have a question about getInitParameter((String)paramName) and getInitParameterNames(). Are they methods of HttpServlet or ServletConfig? I have seen aServletConfig.getParameter(paramName) called in the public void init(ServletConfig aServletConfig) method. I also saw getInitParameterNames() called within doGet() as a HttpServlet method.
Please help clarify.
Frank Carver

Joined: Jan 07, 1999
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they are two different methods, with different names, defined in different classes. Is this a problem?

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Bob Moranski
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Joined: Nov 22, 2000
Posts: 177
Hi Frank, sorry, I am just wondering if the initParameter that the two methods refer to are the same as specified in Web.xml?
I agree. Here's the link:
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