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Do you mean is anyone using servlets for anything other than http web servers ? Or is anyone using GenericServlet rather than HttpServlet for http ? I think that the people who designed the servlet spec were being cautions, and assuming that someone *might* in future want to use servlets for other protocols. As far as I am aware, no-one has yet.
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Exactly. I meant to ask whether anyone is using the Servlet API for processing something else than HTTP requests. I assume it would require explicit support from the web container...