Jdeveloper « Tag « JSP-Servlet Q&A

1. Can I use a *.tag from another *.tag file in the same /WEB-INF/tags folder?    stackoverflow.com

I am trying to refactor my JSP code so that a small conditional test condition gets reused through a *.tag file. There are some big parts of my UI that depend on ...

2. Custom Tags( using Jdeveloper )    coderanch.com

I tried the scriptlet option - and it worked perfectly. But when i use a tag without body support in my JSP as follows : <% employee.put("firstName", "Kiley"); employee.put("lastName", "Hightower"); employee.put("age", new Integer(33)); employee.put("salary", new Float(22.22)); %>
The employee is <%=employee%>
it works perfectly.Why do i then need to do an explicit getAttribute in ...