javax.servlet.jsp.tagext
Class TagVariableInfo

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.TagVariableInfo

public class TagVariableInfo
extends Object

Variable information for a tag in a Tag Library; This class is instantiated from the Tag Library Descriptor file (TLD) and is available only at translation time. This object should be immutable. This information is only available in JSP 1.2 format TLDs or above.


Constructor Summary
TagVariableInfo(String nameGiven, String nameFromAttribute, String className, boolean declare, int scope)
          Constructor for TagVariableInfo.
 
Method Summary
 String getClassName()
          The body of the <variable-class> element.
 boolean getDeclare()
          The body of the <declare> element.
 String getNameFromAttribute()
          The body of the <name-from-attribute> element.
 String getNameGiven()
          The body of the <name-given> element.
 int getScope()
          The body of the <scope> element.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

TagVariableInfo

public TagVariableInfo(String nameGiven,
                       String nameFromAttribute,
                       String className,
                       boolean declare,
                       int scope)
Constructor for TagVariableInfo.

Parameters:
nameGiven - value of <name-given>
nameFromAttribute - value of <name-from-attribute>
className - value of <variable-class>
declare - value of <declare>
scope - value of <scope>
Method Detail

getNameGiven

public String getNameGiven()
The body of the <name-given> element.

Returns:
The variable name as a constant

getNameFromAttribute

public String getNameFromAttribute()
The body of the <name-from-attribute> element. This is the name of an attribute whose (translation-time) value will give the name of the variable. One of <name-given> or <name-from-attribute> is required.

Returns:
The attribute whose value defines the variable name

getClassName

public String getClassName()
The body of the <variable-class> element.

Returns:
The name of the class of the variable or 'java.lang.String' if not defined in the TLD.

getDeclare

public boolean getDeclare()
The body of the <declare> element.

Returns:
Whether the variable is to be declared or not. If not defined in the TLD, 'true' will be returned.

getScope

public int getScope()
The body of the <scope> element.

Returns:
The scope to give the variable. NESTED scope will be returned if not defined in the TLD.

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