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From Jess Holle <>
Subject Re: Fix #43236
Date Wed, 05 Mar 2008 23:04:35 GMT
P.S. Thanks for the reply.  No one had responded yet and I despite much 
googling I really couldn't seem to find any discussion of the nuances of 
this area of the servlet spec.

Jess Holle wrote:
> Leech, Jonathan wrote:
>> I read the spec the same way as you do. I have written filters that 
>> are even more permissive than this fix, and
>> I have also written filters that strictly adhere to the spec. 
>> Strictly adhering to the spec is definitely the way to go.
>> If you want/need your application to violate the spec, you can write a
>> filter that allows it.
>> I wasn't aware that you can call getOutputStream() in a JSP, when did
>> that change?
> I'm not 100% certain this works.  I am rather certain you can have a 
> JSP forward to something else that calls getOutputStream() -- 
> effectively on the same response.  I suspect the same sort of thing 
> would work in the page itself.
> Of course you have to be sure not to fill (and to reset) your 
> JspWriter's buffer in any case.
> -- 
> Jess Holle

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