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From Shawn Bayern <>
Subject Re: How to pass parameters to method in c:if
Date Mon, 18 Mar 2002 19:43:45 GMT
On Mon, 18 Mar 2002, Trogrlic Zeljko wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm writing a presentation of the latest JSTL, but I have a problem
> with one example.
> In JSP, I need something like
> <c:if test="${securityBean.check(request, response) }">
> but it doesn't work. How can I pass parameters? All examples use only
> simple getters. If someone knows the answer please reply ASAP because
> I have a presentation in two days.
> Thanks!

The JSTL expression language does not support method invocations on
objects.  You'll currently need to use a custom tag library or scriptlet
code (with the former being recommended over the latter) if you want to
access arbitrary methods and pass arguments to them.

Shawn Bayern
Author, "JSP Standard Tag Library"
(coming this summer from Manning Publications)

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