Can you make use of a ServletOutputStream object from within a JSP page?

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Can you make use of a ServletOutputStream object from within a JSP page?

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A

No. You are supposed to make use of only a JSPWriter object (given to you in the form of the implicit object out) for replying to clients.
A JSPWriter can be viewed as a buffered version of the stream object returned by response.getWriter(), although from an implementational perspective, it is not.
A page author can always disable the default buffering for any page using a page directive as:

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