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From Eduardo Pelegri-Llopart <Eduardo.Pelegrillop...@sun.com>
Subject Re: (JSP) Re: AT_BEGIN, AT_END
Date Wed, 23 May 2001 16:41:28 GMT
I think there are many idiomatic uses of scripting code that are well
defined by the current spec.

Hans Bergsten wrote:
> 
> Eduardo Pelegri-Llopart wrote:
> >
> > > I'm not sure if this would be a good thing or a bad thing.  I
> > > think we need to look at the ramifications this would have for
> > > tag usage.  I'll cook up some scenarios and see what it looks like.
> >
> > I agree this is a touchy area.
> >
> > If it comes to the worse we could leave things as they stand in 1.2, and
> > spell out clearly what cases are well defined in 1.2 and which ones are
> > not.  Then we can try to do better in 1.3.
> 
> You're almost saying what I feel would really be the right thing to do:
> deprecate all scripting elements and scripting variables, saying that
> "sorry, but it didn't work out as we hoped and just leads to too many
> weird, unspecified cases due to interaction of scriptlet code and the
> generated by the container to be supported."
> 
> I'm (mostly) joking; I know we can't do this now. But I wish we had
> focused solely on action elements from the beginning. And only if
> absolutely necessary, found a less flexible but predictable way to
> include raw Java code in a page.
> 
> Hans
> --
> Hans Bergsten           hans@gefionsoftware.com
> Gefion Software         http://www.gefionsoftware.com
> Author of JavaServer Pages (O'Reilly), http://TheJSPBook.com

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