The return value of the
. The return value of
) method is
. The return value of the
Life Cycle Considerations
At execution time the implementation of a JSP page will use an available Tag instance with
the appropriate prefix and name that is not being used, initialize it, and then follow the
protocol described below. Afterwards, it will release the instance and make it available for
further use. This approach reduces the number of instances that are needed at a time.
Initialization is done by setting the properties
, in that order, while
release is done by invoking release().