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From "Larry Meadors" <>
Subject Re: help with xml syntax of JSP with taglibs
Date Thu, 05 Feb 2004 21:22:05 GMT
can you use the jstl xml tags to do that? I am guessing you can, but
don't have time now to look it up...


>>> 02/05/04 1:57 PM >>>

I have a file called /foo/bar.jsp.

The file bar.jsp is an XML syntax JSP.  The file is only being used by a
'forward' therefore the URL in the browser window stays the same (for
example: http://localhost/webapp/index.jsp).

index.jsp forwards to /foo/bar.jsp like this:
<jsp:forward page="/"/>

Bar.jsp requires the use of a CSS that is located in "/css/main.css"
 I refer to the css in the XML JSP like this:
<link href="/css/main.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"/>

The problem is that /css/main.css is not valid!  It does not generate
proper path!   I have been advised to use this instead:
<link href="<html:rewrite page='/css/'>" rel="stylesheet" type

The problem is that the this does not work since it is not valid XML.

Am I missing something here?  How do I refer to a stylesheet in a JSP
will only be used by forward's) and maintain the proper paths????

Does the html or any other taglib do this for me???

Thanks in advance for the help!

TJ Herring

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