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From Costin Manolache <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat-catalina/catalina/src/share/org/apache/catalina/connector
Date Tue, 02 Nov 2004 15:39:11 GMT
Remy Maucherat wrote:
> Jan Luehe wrote:
>> Bill Barker wrote:
>> In the case I was referring to, some project was storing a
>> servlet request (facade) in a ThreadLocal and, due to a bug in their
>> code, was hanging on to it beyond the request's lifetime. This was
>> happening only under rare circumstances.
> Great use case. And the talented programmer who coded that "thing" 
> couldn't figure out what the problem was quickly enough without a proper 
> error message, I assume ;)
>> So in this case, the Request behind the facade was indeed null.
> So now he'll get an error message saying "null request". Actually, it 
> sounds like one of these useless M$ error messages.
> Lol and +1 for Bill's suggestion to change text to "if you're reading 
> this, you're a moron" :D

As long as the exception doesn't get into the web browser of some user :-)


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