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Doubt on implicit objects

mara thamizhan
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Joined: Jul 05, 2006
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Dear dudes,
I was going through getting and setting attributes for various scopes in jsp through implicit objects.

I have a doubt on this:
If we can get and set attributes for any scope through pagecontext
implicit object then what is the need of having implicit objects for other scopes in jsp.
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

There are things particular to those objects, besides attributes.

Request parameters, session ID, context init params, etc...

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Raghavan Muthu
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Joined: Apr 20, 2006
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As you said there is an important term here scope.

If at all you have only one "pageContext", then it will be heavily overloaded as it is maintained per application. That's why they have several scopes for several parameters and reasons.

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