Code tags (use the "Code" button on our message editor UI) will make your sample code and XML easier for us to read. Also, remove any irrelevant code/data from your sample. When a sample won't fit on my screen, I tend not to give it as much attention.
Use of the "$" JQuery shorthand can lead to problems on JSF pages, since "$" is also an EL marker. Use the alternative "jQuery." form, instead.
Finally, EL is not intended to be used as a programming language. The form
is bad practice even when you are using valid parameters. Which you are not. The action attribute is supposed to be a reference to a backing bean method, and not a direct call to the method. Action methods are expected to get their parameters directly from the Model (backing bean), not from the View.
Some people, when well-known sources tell them that fire will burn them, don't put their hands in the fire.
Some people, being skeptical, will put their hands in the fire, get burned, and learn not to put their hands in the fire.
And some people, believing that they know better than well-known sources, will claim it's a lie, put their hands in the fire, and continue to scream it's a lie even as their hands burn down to charred stumps.
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