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From "Howard Miller" ...@howardmiller.co.uk>
Subject RE: Request v Page scope?
Date Tue, 15 Oct 2002 20:09:28 GMT
What was that about scriptlets??

...thanks Simon,

HM

On 15 Oct 2002 at 14:53, Chappell, Simon P wrote:

> In a nutshell (I'll let someone else explain the slow version) the page scope is for
information that only literally exists for the duration of time taken to render a page. This
is obviously not a very long period of time and not terribly useful in Struts, but it is a
defined scope according to 
the JSP specs and so Struts allows it.
> 
> Those most likely to use the page context would be those who write scriptlets directly
into their pages. Scriptlets are worse than evil, so don't ever use them. Don't even think
about using them. Don't even think about thinking about using them!!!
> 
> Request scope is everything that takes place between submitting a form to the great void
known as the Internet and getting something back. This can involve multiple backend forwards
and other bizarre things that are best not thought about once the sun has gone down for the
day. (And don't use 
scriptlets).
> 
> Hope this helps.
> 
> Simon
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> Simon P. Chappell                     simon.chappell@landsend.com
> Java Programming Specialist                      www.landsend.com
> Lands' End, Inc.                                   (608) 935-4526
> 
> 
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Howard Miller [mailto:me@howardmiller.co.uk]
> >Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2002 2:45 PM
> >To: struts Users Mailing List
> >Subject: Request v Page scope?
> >
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >Can somebody explain (slowly) the difference between Request 
> >scope and Page scope - I particularly don't understand what the 
> >intended purpose of Page scope is.
> >
> >HM
> >
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