Directives are elements that are interpreted by the preprocessing of the page; they are processed before the JSP page (or resulting servlet page) is executed at runtime. Associated with a directive can be a number of attribute/value pairs. The syntax for directives is as follows.
<%@ directive_name attr1="value" attr2="value" ... %>
Table 28-3 lists the directives available in JSP version 1.2.
|page||Information about the JSP page that is visible to the user; can provide basic information about the page, the error page to use, whether or not the page is thread-safe, and other information.|
|include||Include text (not necessarily a JSP page) into the current page. In JSP 1.2, two mechanisms are ...|