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1. Scriptlets over EL

Hi what is the advantage of using EL over scriptlets in JSP.EL is said to be scriptfree language

2. Why is EL so good, and scriptlets so bad

I'm not seeing it. I know, and people who I trust tell me that EL is modern and scriptlets are bad, evil and should be banned. While scriptlettes may be a bit ugly, I'm not seeing EL as all that much better. Calling a function with parameters is complex and requires all sorts of fancy stuff that is not obvious (like ...