I'll assume that the servlet container will call the flush() or close() method sometime while serving a request to one servlet because we don't have to code close() or flush() in our code. Does anyone know when this "commit" happens? Thanks in advcance ...
SCJP, SCJD, SCWCD, SCBCD, SCEA, IBM Certified Enterprise Developer, WebSphere Studio V5.0
Personally I always prefer to code an explicit out.close(). With earlier versions of Tomcat, this solved some mysterious blank pages, so ever since then I have used an explicit close(). I don't think you can depend on close being called automatically in servlets. I know that the finalize methods for various java.io streams call close, so I suppose that garbage collection would eventually force it. Bill
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com