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if we have scripting-invalid tag set true in the dd....
then does this mean that if i have a jsp with scripting code and i have disabled the scripting ..............
then will the fail to execute............
please help i have my scwcd exam tommorrow......
thanku...........
 
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You will get a horrifying exception when you call your JSP.
 
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then what way is the scripting-invalid tag helpful.....
i thought its there so that even though our jsp has scriptlets......
still we can just treat it as though its not there and work with the rest of the code in the jsp......
much like the same way assertions are are used in scjp 1.6........
 
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Hi,
the purpose is to disable scriptlets and REMIND developers not that they can't use them ... ignores scriptlets could be confusing, as you won't get what you expect.
 
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then what way is the scripting-invalid tag helpful.....


Don't use scriptlets in JSP. This tag can act as a reminder to any evil trying to put some scriptlet in his JSP.
 
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In book it is mentioned that if we set el-ignored=true then el expressions are considered as template text. then does it consider the same way with scripting invalid too??
 
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No, in that case the EL expression is printed as plain text.
 
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The names are explanatory themselves. scripting-invalid (beware, scripting is illegal, I'll throw an exception). el-ignored (do whatever you want, I'll just ignore whatever you are doing with EL) ...
 
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