This week's book giveaways are in the Jython/Python and Object-Oriented programming forums. We're giving away four copies each of Machine Learning for Business: Using Amazon SageMaker and Jupyter and Object Design Style Guide and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
As I understand it, the next JSP API 1.2 - which is in final draft stage now - will require a JSP engine to be able to interpret a JSP laid out entirely as an XML document as an alternative to the usual tags. Of course, many of the tags are already XML compliant, but this would mean that you could not use <%= > etc. in an XML version. You can download the 1.2 API draft from java.sun.com Bill