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From Jay sissom <jsis...@toybox.uits.indiana.edu>
Subject RE: "if" tag
Date Tue, 12 Feb 2002 22:32:39 GMT
The way I do it is this:

<TR><bean:write name="bean" property="prop"/>&nbsp;</TR>

No if's required and the space doesn't cause a problem when bean:write 
prints something 99% of the time.

Jay

On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Mattos, John wrote:

> Hey
> 
> I was actually going to use it to place an "&nbsp;" in a cell of a table if
> a certain bean attribute didn't exist.
> 
> I've settled on using <logic:equals> instead, which is fine with me. 6 of
> one.....13 of another.....
> 
> Is there a better way to do this that I'm missing?
> 
> John
> 
> John Mattos
> Sr. Developer and Architect
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> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adam Hardy [mailto:adam_hardy@altavista.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 12:54 PM
> To: struts-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: "if" tag
> 
> 
> How many pages do you need an If tag / scriplet for? Why not switch the
> Action forward to choose the right page? Just have 2 pages with no Ifs.
> Perhaps I'm being too simplistic.
> 
> On Tue, 12 February 2002, "Knoll, Zach" wrote:
> 
> > 
> > I totally agree with you. The only issue/desire that I have is that
> because
> > scriplets can get easily out of hand by developers with little patience or
> > time to learn tags, I would love it if we could enforce the JSP compiler
> to
> > only compile XML compliant JSP's thereby forcing the developer to not code
> > with scriplets. Of-course the downside is that if we do this we will have
> to
> > use tags for everything including simple "if's" on the other hand though,
> we
> > will guarantee that the JSP's will not have 100's of lines of un-readable
> > scriplets which outweighs the negatives by an exponential factor.
> Therefore
> > if my dream should ever come true we will need the "if" tag. 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jonathan Gibbons [mailto:jonathan.gibbons@db.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 12:06 PM
> > To: Struts Users Mailing List
> > Subject: RE: "if" tag
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > How can
> > 
> > <logic:if   name="blah" value="xxx">
> > 
> > <logic:else>
> > </logic:else>
> > </logic:if>   (or whatever)
> > 
> > be better.  It's just different, but not better, and scriptlets are evil
> > when they go mad and get out of hand, they are not evil of themselves.
> > 
> > Jonathan
> > 
> > 
> > ---------------------------------------- Message History
> > ----------------------------------------
> > 
> > 
> > From: "Mattos, John" <jmattos@Indemand.com> on 12/02/2002 11:52 EST
> > 
> > Please respond to "Struts Users Mailing List"
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> > To:   "'Struts Users Mailing List'" <struts-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> > cc:
> > Subject:  RE: "if" tag
> > 
> > 
> > Ya think?
> > 
> > Well, if that's true, forget it. I'll just use scriptlets, although I feel
> > like we're mixing too much java that way.
> > 
> > John
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jonathan Gibbons [mailto:jonathan.gibbons@db.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 11:38 AM
> > To: Struts Users Mailing List
> > Subject: Re: "if" tag
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > If there are plans for an if then else tag can they please be dropped.
> > 
> > Scriptlets are far cleaner than inventing a tag which exactly mimics java.
> > 
> > Jonathan
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ---------------------------------------- Message History
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> > 
> > 
> > From: "Mattos, John" <jmattos@Indemand.com> on 12/02/2002 10:59 EST
> > 
> > Please respond to "Struts Users Mailing List"
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> > To:   "'Struts Users Mailing List'" <struts-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> > cc:
> > Subject:  "if" tag
> > 
> > 
> > Hi all
> > 
> > Are there any plans in the next release of Struts to have a logic:if tag?
> > 
> > John
> > 
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