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Problem with deployment descriptor

vipul patel
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Joined: Oct 16, 2005
Posts: 146
Hi Folks,

In HFSJ, Chapter 7 (Using JSP), tags in DD are mentioned for disabling EL usage as,


Now, Problem is I am using Eclipse and when I open my web.xml and right click on <web-app> tag, select Add child, then in the available options, i can not find <jsp-config> tag. Can anybody suggest me what DTD is being used on JSP2.0 in J2EE1.4. I went on sun site at

web-app_2_3.dtd XML DTD for a Servlet 2.3 web-app (war) module

which is 2.3 not 2.4.

thanks * regards,
hasan khan
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Joined: Aug 04, 2003
Posts: 222

the above links are available in any web.xml in tomcat.

Vishnu Prakash
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Joined: Nov 15, 2004
Posts: 1026

Servlet Spec 2.4/ Jsp Spec 2.0/ JSTL Spec 1.1 - JSTL Tag Documentation
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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