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retrieve HTML Meta tag in servlet

hi,
i want to get the value of meta tag defined in the html header in servlet.
if the html header contains
<meta name="myName" content="abc">

then in servlet, i want to retrieve the value of myName.

How should i do it???


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kulsmadya
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cheekycjCommented:
Is this a part of the response?

AFAIK, you can't read response headers in Servlets.

CJ
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CEHJCommented:
Is the html file on the server or is it being uploaded to the server?
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kulsmadyaAuthor Commented:
i will get the http post message from a servlet.
& the post message will contain the header fields defined like meta as i have mentioned above.
So, i need to read these meta fields in my servlet for further processing.
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CEHJCommented:
I'm not sure how meta tags should be getting in to the header fields of a POST request. These are the sorts of headers usually found in an HTTP request:

From
Accept
Accept-Encoding
Accept-Language
User-Agent
Referer
Authorization
Charge-To
If-Modified-Since
Pragma

I order for the servlet to receive and read meta tags, you would have to do something like:

1. Read the meta tags at the client and put them into a POST query string
or
2. Upload the html file and extract its meta tags
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kulsmadyaAuthor Commented:
for ur 2nd option,

do i need to parse the html page & find the META Tag & get the name & content? is this what u meant???
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CEHJCommented:
Yes
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