Re: Issue with new validation scheme in HEAD

From: David M. Lloyd <>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 13:21:42 -0500

On Thu, 17 May 2007 14:15:46 -0400 wrote:

> I agree with Adam here... but this is one specific use case.. are
> there others?

I don't know. By Adam's logic, the whole request/session/attributeMap
ought to have key validation to prevent keys from being created
non-identifier characters like ".". This is certainly not the intent
of the equivalent structures within the Servlet spec; why should there
be additional artificial restrictions imposed just because the thing in
that part of the map happens to be a managed bean?

The fact is that EL is not the only possible way to access a managed