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wild card in EL?

Davie Lin
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Hi everyone, I been reading up syntax in EL and I am just wondering
is EL use any sort of symbol for wild card to use in strings?

Thanks in advance
Bear Bibeault
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Where would such a wildcard be applicable?


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Davie Lin
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I am thinking for like the tag where I can place a wild card inside the test field to evaluate strings.

Hope this make sense
Bear Bibeault
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Originally posted by Davie Lin:
Hope this make sense
No, not really. The test attribute would be an EL expression that should evaluate to true or false. I don't see how wildcards would be useful.
 
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