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is this a bug???

Jasmine kaur
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In my tomcat server, i edited the web.xml to include a context parameter.when i used the config implicit object to get the parameter it gave null, but when i accessed the servletcontext and called the getInitParameter method on it it returned the value. What is going on???


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danny liu
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config can only retreive the initial parameters of one servelt.
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Bear Bibeault
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Since the config implicit variable is a reference to the ServletConfig for the servlet created on behalf of the JSP page, I'm not sure why you expected to be able to access context parameters from it.
As documented, context parameters are available from the ServletContext.
[ May 11, 2004: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

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