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Kathy Hale
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Hello from our SCWCD study group!

Any idea what is going on here?

This works:


This works:


But if I mix and match, it fails. For example, what I tried to do when I started:


In case it's relevant, I'm using a public URI:


Thanks!

Kurt & Kathy
 
Bear Bibeault
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Scriptlets and the EL/JSTL were never meant to work together. Quite the opposite!

The EL has no access to scriptlet variables by design.

The bottom line: scriptlets are a dead technology. Ignore the fact that they even exist.

(Except of course in order to pass an exam. Then forget they exist.)
 
Adeel Ansari
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Precisely, you need to set your variable now in some context, such as page, in your 3rd example. In fact, your 2nd example is doing the same thing.
 
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