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Cameron Park
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Joined: Apr 06, 2001
Posts: 371
Hi, I am puzzled by the implication of
What does it do...

William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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It would ensure that only one Thread at a time could modify the ServletContext using that code.
Where did you see that?
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