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From Ortwin Gl├╝ck <ortwin.glu...@nose.ch>
Subject Re: Still problems with HttpRecoverableException and HTTPS
Date Tue, 15 Apr 2003 07:28:17 GMT
Adrian Sutton wrote:
> Okay, in that case I'm putting my money on finding something like the 
> following in the server code:
> if (timeoutShouldHappenNow) {
>     outputStream.close();
> }
> In other words, it closes the output stream but not the input stream or 
> something similar.  Possibly a bug in the JVM that causes socket.close() 
> to only close the output stream or something as well.

That is generally called a "half-open socket". While legitimate, it's 
not ideal in this situation...

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