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why prefix is necessary in jstl tag?

Sandeep Suryavanshi
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Joined: May 14, 2005
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Though the prefix present in JSTL program is different than the prefix mention in the standard tag, the program works fine so why the prefix is necessary?
Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
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Because you can have different tag libraries.


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James Carman
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More importantly, you could have a tag named the same thing in two different tag libraries.


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