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From cost...@covalent.net
Subject Re: Proposal: JSP/JSTL expression language
Date Fri, 19 Jul 2002 20:57:40 GMT
+1 on both JSP/JSTL EL and JEXL - as part of commons.

I also like to be sure that:
 
1) jasper will allow customization on what EL impl it uses.
2) the EL implementations can be used easily in other projects.

Costin

On Thu, 18 Jul 2002, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

> On 7/18/02 5:29 PM, "bob mcwhirter" <bob@werken.com> wrote:
> 
> >> Hi there.  I'm the reference-implementation lead for the JSP Standard Tag
> >> Library (JSTL), which includes an expression language ("EL") that will
> >> become the basis of JSP 2.0's expression language.  Because of the number
> >> of different projects that need the EL, many of us thought it wise to
> >> propose that Jakarta Commons host the implementation.  This will also
> >> allow the addition of nonstandard features that some people desire, so
> >> long as the code base has a mode of operation whereby the JSTL 1.0 and JSP
> >> 2.0 standards (separately) obtain.
> > 
> > Is this different from Jexl, which I thought was part of the reference
> > impl of the JSTL?
> > 
> >   http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/jexl/
> > 
> 
> Jexl is *not* in any way part of the RI.
> 
> Jexl strives to be compliant with the RI, but also extends it in what some
> consider useful ways, such as access to arbitrary methods of objects in the
> context.
> 
> I am all for JSTL becoming a Commons component if Jexl can as well.  If JSTL
> rules out other competing implementations, I'm -1.
> 
> I'll put together a Jexl proposal as well.  Jelly is probably going to come
> over the wall sometime as well, so as Jelly requires Jexl, I might as well
> be here and ready :)
> 
> 
> 


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