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From Rob Leland <>
Subject Re: Why html:xxx tags? / Dreamweaver and .do extension
Date Sat, 05 Jul 2003 20:37:24 GMT
tek1 wrote:

> Sorry for the newbie questions, but...
> [ Why html:xxx tags? ]
> On the .jsp page, why is it necessary to replace the standard html 
> tags with the Struts-specific ones (i.e. "html:form" instead of just 
> "form"). In other words, what special features of Struts requires 
> these specially defined tags? 

The html:xxxx tags allow struts to automatically transfer information 
between the
ActionForm and the html page. They are also module aware so a html:form 
tag knows which
application module it belongs to.

If you search in the mail-archives
there will be more detailed information.

Also this should be covered in the on-line developers guide.


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