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Using Tag files with attributes on Tomcat

Debashish Chakrabarty
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The chapter on Custom Tag Development in HFS has a section on TagFiles (Pages 492-494). In the first example they have shown the Tag file content for Header.tag and the calling JSP similar to the following:

Header.tag file:Calling JSP:

I noticed that this example won't run on Tomcat 5.0.28 as the attribute "subTitle" won't be recognised until the same is declared explicitly (even if the attribute is not mandatory) in the Tag file. To make it work the Header.tag file should be modified as follows:Am I getting it right?
[ December 14, 2005: Message edited by: Debashish Chakrabarty ]

SCJP2, SCWCD 1.4, PMP, ITIL Foundation
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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