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tag attributes shortcut

Phil Chuang
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Joined: Feb 15, 2003
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Is there a way to do some kind of shortcut attribute passing? Let me give you an HTML example:

So if I wanted to pass along a boolean value in this way, is it possible?
Instead of

could I do

Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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JSP custom tags must follow strict XML rules. That means no "shortcuts".
In fact, in xhtml your td tag would need to be written as <td nowrap="true">. I code this way for completeness even when coding the page as HTML4.

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I agree. Here's the link:
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