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allowable body-content values

Manikandan Jayaraman
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I would like to confirm on the allowable body-content for tag files, simple tags and classic tags. Also the default values if we dont give one.

Since I go on different mock exams (Different JSP versions, or may be answers are explained wrong) I got confused here.

Can someone help me?

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Renu Radhika
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refer to this thread topic: SimpleTag default body-content
Pallavi Roy
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The Tag files and Simple tags cannot process scripts in their body.
The simple tags in the TLD and tag files in their <%@ tag %> directive will have the possible values as :
a) empty
b) scriptless
c) tag-dependant

While classic tags can have the possible values for <body-content>:

a) empty
b) scriptless
c) tag-dependant
d) JSP

I hope i have not forgotton anything.
Questions on default values are generally not asked for <body-content> as indicated by Byran in a previous query on <body-content> you can refer to the forum.

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Manikandan Jayaraman
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Thanks All! That answered the default part of my question. How about the available and VALID values for body-content?

Tag Files: empty,scriptless,tagdependent

Simple Tags: empty,scriptless,tagdependent

Classic Tags: empty,scriptless,JSP,tagdependent

Am I right?
Gowher Naik
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For classic tags,simple tags and tag files default body-content is scriptless.
Please correct me if i am not correct.
Renu Radhika
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please refer to the topic mentioned by me in previous post.its wrong...
Celinio Fernandes
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1) There is no default body-content.
It makes no sense since the element <body-content> is REQUIRED in the TLD file.

2) All you have to remember is that JSP is for classic tags only.

that's as simple as that.

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