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Non-standard methods and the EL

Frank Moore
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I know it's considered poor form to dredge up old topics,

[Edit: this question didn;t have mucht o do with the topic on which it was posted so it's been split off as its own topic.]

but I was curious to know how the EL spec handles is methods when the method name does not follow standard camel casing?

Basically, I have a class with a method isABC. Would I access that in JSTL as object.abc or object.aBC?
Bear Bibeault
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I'd simply rename the method.

What happened when you tried the variations that you posted?


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Stefan Evans
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I believe it would actually translate as object.ABC

The method name handling is the standard java handling as documented in the Java API for the java.beans.Introspector decapitalize method.

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Stefan Evans wrote:as documented in the Java API for the java.beans.Introspector decapitalize method.

Excellent information!
 
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