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Srinivasa Raghavan
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Joined: Sep 28, 2004
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I have a servlet, it calls a method in a third party API. This method returns a XML document. Browser connection gets timed out Since the xml doc is voluminous. Is there any way to get this doc fom the API

Thanks & regards, Srini
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William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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The usual approach when a servlet has to get data with a process that takes a long time, is to start a separate Thread to control that process and return a message to the client saying the process has been started.
See for example discussion here at the ranch
Ajit Chandak

Joined: Mar 09, 2004
Posts: 2
You may want to check this as well...

Servlets spun threads for database access may not be supported in future J2EE versions.
I agree. Here's the link:
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