This week's book giveaway is in the Java 8 forum.
We're giving away four copies of Java 8 in Action and have Raoul-Gabriel Urma, Mario Fusco, and Alan Mycroft on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes JSP and the fly likes JSTL on Tomcat 3 Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Java 8 in Action this week in the Java 8 forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » JSP
Bookmark "JSTL on Tomcat 3" Watch "JSTL on Tomcat 3" New topic
Author

JSTL on Tomcat 3

James Ellis
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 14, 2004
Posts: 205
Is it possible to use JSTL on Tomcat version 3? I have read somewhere that you need at least a JSP 1.2 (or higher) container installed in order to use JSTL.

Obviously I'd love to upgrade the container to version 5, but I don't have any control over that at the moment and I'm trying to avoid having to use scriptlets now and then go in and rewrite the code using JSTL next year when we upgrade Tomcat to version 5.

Thanks,
Jim
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 60072
    
  65

Sorry. JSTL 1.0 requires JSP 1.2, and JSTL 1.1 requires JSP 2.0.

Whoever is holding back onto Tomcat 3 -- which is incredibly ancient at this point -- needs to be hit with a large and heavy clue-bat.
[ September 22, 2005: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

[Asking smart questions] [Bear's FrontMan] [About Bear] [Books by Bear]
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 60072
    
  65

I'm trying to avoid having to use scriptlets now and then go in and rewrite the code using JSTL next year


A worthy endeavor, but writing scriptless JSP pages isn't really feasible without JSP 2.0.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: JSTL on Tomcat 3
 
Similar Threads
Why JSTL core tag doesn't support EL?
JSTL and EL
new to JSTL
JSTL: Attribute value does not accept any expressions
Mr. Bergsten, a question about JSP 2.0 new features