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Help Package Servlet Error

Michele Smith
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Joined: Oct 27, 2010
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Hello I inherited a project from someone else. Their naming convention provides for all the servlets to be organized under a package.

When I remove the "package language" all I have is this:



On the line referring to the DiskFileItemFactory Item from above, the servlet has a red X beside it and it also says when you hover above that, "syntax error on tokens, delete these tokens".

I am not sure what I should do.

Can anyone shed some light for me?

Thanks,
Midani
Rob Spoor
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Why did you remove the package structure? It's a very good practice to put every class inside a package. The only exceptions I make are small classes that I mostly use for quickly testing something and discard within an hour or so.


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Michele Smith
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I haven't exactly removed it, I just noticed that when I deleted that line there weren't as many errors. I can certainly put it back in but I will have lots more errors.
Paul Clapham
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Most of the errors are going to be telling you about lines of code which should be inside a class. Which is every single line of code which you posted there. If you'll remember back to when you were learning basic Java, you should remember that a Java class starts with code looking something like this:


And yes, servlets are required to be in a package. But the package declaration isn't the source of your error messages.
Michele Smith
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Thanks.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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