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static blocks in servlels

manasa teja
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Joined: May 27, 2002
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Sometime back, somewhere, I read that, we are not supposed to use static blocks in servvlets. Is it because, teh static blocks gets executed during initiaon.
Can someone explain the reason with example.

William Brogden
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I know of no reason to avoid static initialization blocks in servlets and I have used them occasionally.
I agree. Here's the link:
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