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non-http servlets

Joe Wolf
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What are the uses of non-http servlets?
Tim Holloway
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A custom FTP server might be one example.


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Tony Alicea
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The FTP example is one specific case of the Servlet MANTRA: "Servlets extend the functionality of a server".


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Mike Curwen
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Has anyone ever heard of a Servlet being subclassed into something like (say) MyOwnExclusiveProtocolServlet?

Just wondering.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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