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why service() accepts HttpServletResponse

 
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hi,

i like to know .. why service() accepts httpservletrequest and httpservletresponse both ....when only httpservletrequest is enough..?



please reply me anyone

thanks,
vinay rajnish
 
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Because service() ultimately calls doGet()/doPost() methods which needs response object to send response to client.

Alternatively user can overide service() method and can write his own code to return response.

HTH
 
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If the request is "enough" how would you propose that a servlet writes output to the response and/or set headers?
 
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