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From David Graham <grahamdavid1...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Using JSTL tags instead of Struts tags
Date Thu, 10 Jul 2003 15:45:13 GMT
--- Laurent PETIT <lpetit@sqli.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> From: "David Graham" <grahamdavid1980@yahoo.com>
> > No, it doesn't encourage poor programming.  Anyone can abuse the tags
> but
> > it's up to your designers to use them for view logic.  If you provide
> > beans that perform the business logic, the page designers will have no
> > reason to implement that logic in the view.
> 
> Yeah, maybe in a perfect world, with always up to date good developers,
> it
> may be possible that they won't abuse technologies and break layers ...
> 
> ... in a perfect world, maybe.
> 
> But my 'little' experience told me that if there's a way to do things
> quicker (at the cost of 'good programming practices'), you will end up
> with
> an unmaintainable piece of program ...
> 
> So I really understand what Mark is afraid of, because I had to be a
> maintainer of such bad layered applications.

This problem is not specific to JSTL.  You can write poor JSPs with the
Struts tags as well.

David

> 
> (I find in practice, it's almost impossible to keep bad programmers -or
> not
> up to date with the more recent technos- away from applications)
> 
> --
> Laurent
> 
> 
> 


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