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JSTL question

Abhishek Sharma
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Hi Ranchers,

Here is one question on JSTL core tags.

As per my observation it should be 2, 3.

Please correct me if i am wrong.
Manju Devarla
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To avoid scripting,declaration and expressions only we are going for custom tags..
madhav changala
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Joined: Dec 20, 2005
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My answer is 1,2

As only Simple tags only doesn't accept scripting.. before simple tags. i.e classic tags are accepting scriptlets and expression etc..

Could any one confirm this..


Niranjan Deshpande
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simple tags dont accept scripting !

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Abhishek Sharma
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well...ok, are you sure about Strings also (as specified in option one) and what do you say about option 3, can't we use "varStatus" inside the body of iteration tag. ???
Anupama Ponnapalli
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<table border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=3>
<tr bgcolor="#CCFFFF">
<td><B>Loop Counter</B></td>
<c:forEach var="token" items="abc,def,ghi,jkl,mno,pqr,stu,vxyz" varStatus="statusKeeper" >
<td>${token} </td>

warren li
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Joined: May 23, 2006
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My take is on 1 and 3. varStatus certainly can be used in the body, so 3 is correct.

Regarding 2, are you sure scripting is not allowed in JSTL core tags?
I don't remember it is mentioned somewhere.
[ March 12, 2007: Message edited by: warren li ]

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