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Arun Prasath
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will the servlet stop execution, if the response.setContentLength(0); ?
if not, what will happen?
David O'Meara
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Have you tried this?
Arun Prasath
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servlet executes actually well ,when i set content length as 0...?

but i saw in a mock exam that says servlet will stop execution ,if the response.setContentLength(0);

i am confussed.....
what is the answer?
Kaustabh Singha Roy
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Best way would be to create a test servlet, set the response length to 0, add some prints and call it a couple of times. If it works then, just forget the "mock ..." It is working after all.
William Brogden
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but i saw in a mock exam that says servlet will stop execution ,if the response.setContentLength(0);


You probably didn't notice that the answer to the question is False.

Mock exam questions may include bizarre statements like that which you are supposed to be able to spot. If you were familiar with the servlet API for the HttpServletResponse object you would know that the method only sets a value in a response header.

Bill (who has written lots of bizarre questions for mock exams)
 
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