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From "David Shapiro" <>
Subject RE: Real basic question - scope
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2005 00:37:10 GMT
It is just a jsp page  Pretty much html accept for the class for processing
the mysql query.  It uses basic jsp to display the rs data in a table with a
little bit of css to snaze it up. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Anto Paul [] 
Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2005 7:50 AM
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: Re: Real basic question - scope

On 9/1/05, David Shapiro <> wrote:
> I have a jsp page that uses a class I wrote to connect to a database
> (mysql)
> and pull up some information based on what the user fills in one of 
> three text boxes. I understand why if I fill in a text box once and 
> press submit I get my result, but I do not understand why if I press 
> enter again without filling in the textbox if brings up the same 
> response again. In that, if I type in a user's last name and press 
> enter, I get the user's info. If I press enter again, I get the same 
> user's info even though I did not fill in the text box. My mysql code 
> opens a connection, fills an rs, displays the results, and closes the 
> connection. If I do not have a bean I am calling, how do I set scope 
> for the page to be for example just request? Is the reason I see info 
> even though I did not supply anything in the text box because of the 
> browser caching stuff, or is it tomcat? I am just a bit confused about 
> the whole thing and would appreciate a brief description of what I am 
> seeing and a good response to it.
> Note: jstl is installed.

What is processing the request ? A servlet, Struts Action, JSP ?. Does it
have any instance variable that stores the input data ?.

Anto Paul

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