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troubleshooting Question

Escaping Html with EL expressions similar to <c:out escapeXml=”true”

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Hi,

I have following code in my JSP page:
<td class="td_muc" align="left">${document.description}</td>      

When I put some Html tags inside document.description, these tags will be processed by browser. I would like to avoid this, and one way is to replace this with jstl tag:
<td class="td_muc" align="left"><c:out value=”${document.description}”></td>      

This way entities will be automatically encoded, for example < will be automatically encoded to &lt;.

I have a huge existing jsp code-base and I would like to encode output without significantly modifying code and while keeping
<td class="td_muc" align="left">${document.description}</td>.      
Is there any way to perform this encoding without using jstl tags, by means of some directive or similar?

Thank you,

Damn
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