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JSP Spec Vs JSP Book

Parameswaran Thangavel
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Joined: Mar 01, 2005
Posts: 485
hi all
what's really a difference between a Specification and a Book.
SInce i am posting this question under JSP forum i comparing btween JSP.

Is there any thing special or additional topics covered in Spec???

Any idea???

Thanx in Advance..
Christophe Verré

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
Posts: 14688

The Specification is a reference. JSP containers must follow the rules set in the JSP Specification. You can refer to the spec to make sure how a container is supposed to work.

A book is a more 'friendly' approach. The spec is dry to read, and some may find it boring. If you want to start using JSP, you should read a book instead.

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