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Quick question on servlets

Tim McMurry

Joined: Oct 31, 2009
Posts: 22

I am working on understanding how the trio : web server app - Container app - servlet, functions. For this I am reading a nearly worn-out copy of "Head First Servlets and JSP" from my local library.
In chapter 2 there is an exercise where one has to determine wether server, container or servlet is primarily responsible for a certain task. In the solutions the task "Converts a response object to an HTTP response" has been put in the server-column. Is this a typo or dos eg. Tomcat actually know how to do this? I put it in the container column.
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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Please avoid abbreviations (eg "q") which aren't familiar to everybody.

We have a servlets forum, so I shall move this question there.
Ankit Garg

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In my book its in the container column...

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Bear Bibeault
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I have adjusted the subject.

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