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c:set in jstl

sangeeta kapoor
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Joined: Jun 15, 2004
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In <c:set var=... /> version if value is null the attribute is removed.
But what happens if the value is null in target version.
Colin Fletcher
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Joined: Sep 10, 2004
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What does the spec say about c:set ?

SCJP 1.4 SCWCD 1.4
Durgaprasad Guduguntla
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Joined: Oct 20, 2003
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Unlike var attribute the target attribute is used to set the values for existing java bean or a map. The target attribute in <c:set> tag should always evaluate to the real object. In case the target object is null, it will throw the exception on the Page. Please look at the following example:

JSP Page:

Exception thrown:



Thanks,<br />Durgaprasad<br />SCJP1.4, SCWCD1.4, SCBCD1.3,<br />SCEA
I agree. Here's the link:
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