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From (David M. Karr)
Subject Re: Another bright idea, make "indexed" work with JSTL forEach and friends
Date Sun, 05 Jan 2003 01:28:58 GMT
>>>>> "Craig" == Craig R McClanahan <> writes:

    Craig> On 4 Jan 2003, David M. Karr wrote:

    >> Can anyone envision any other situations in the Struts code where indirect
    >> references to the JSTL would be convenient?  That, at least, could give us some
    >> additional perspective on this.

    Craig> General purpose access to the EL evaluator (which David used in
    Craig> implementing the EL-ized versions of the Struts tag libraries) would
    Craig> definitely be useful in general purpose computing environments.  The Jelly
    Craig> project (in jakarta-commons-sandbox) uses this kind of thing for EL-izing
    Craig> the scripting environment that Jelly supports, for example.

    Craig> It would be interesting to contemplate where you might usefully leverage
    Craig> EL expressions ... say, in struts-config.xml constructs ...

Could we do this in DynaBean property value initializations?  I can't think of
any other places in the config file where this would be useful (yet).

David M. Karr          ; Java/J2EE/XML/Unix/C++   ; SCJP; SCWCD

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