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calling application through servlet


Joined: Jan 30, 2002
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I am working on the chat application problem
when chat applet calls the servlet.
this servlet inturn calls an application.
in other word i want to force open an application to chat
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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If you mean to start an application on the server side, that is certainly possible with Runtime exec methods. A servlet can't do anything about starting an application on the client side. Where is this application and what does it do?
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