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why prefix is necessary in jstl tag?

 
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Though the prefix present in JSTL program is different than the prefix mention in the standard tag, the program works fine so why the prefix is necessary?
 
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Because you can have different tag libraries.
 
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More importantly, you could have a tag named the same thing in two different tag libraries.
 
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[Bear edit: less than helpful response removed.]
[ May 16, 2005: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
 
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