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servletcontext & servletconfig initilization parameter

gurneeraj singh
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It is written on pg:857 question number 60 of HFSJ, that

"only context params can be directly accessed from JSP's"

But according to me we can access

servletContext parameters using


servletConfig parameters using

So, they both are directly accessible from a jsp.

please correct if i am wrong.

Thanks in advance
[ October 20, 2008: Message edited by: gurneeraj singh ]

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Deepak Jain
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I agree to what your saying. If i think from EL angle [which is not mentioned in the question] then servlet context params can be accessed directly using ${initParam.paramName} which servlet config params cannot be accessed from EL in JSPs.

Lets see what others have to say.

gurneeraj singh
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Christophe Verré

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They may have forgotten scriptlets. What is the exact question/answers ?

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