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response flush & close...
Joined: Mar 08, 2005
Dec 14, 2005 10:55:00
Just wondering about the relevance of response.flush() and close();
Does it help the
container/client browser behave by ensuring you have a flush() or a close() after a servlet has done its main business?
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Dec 14, 2005 11:14:00
I think it is best to let the container handle the stream unless you have a good reason to intervene.
[ December 14, 2005: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
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Dec 14, 2005 12:04:00
There is an autoFlush attribute you can set on the page context to handle this.
In general, though, you only call flush() if you need to send user data during a long running process that has not completed yet. Other than that, you don't have to worry about it.
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