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jstl problem in Spring MVC

 
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I am working on examples from "Developing a Spring Framework MVC application", it is the pdf which is bundled along with the Spring framework download.
I am using Tomcat5.5 and Spring 2.5 and IE6.0
The application which I have created doesn't display c ut value, my jsp displays ${now} instead of now's value, neither my jsps understand the following tag

I have included jstl.jar and standard.jar which came along with the spring distribution.
Also the .java of my jsp which doesnt display the tags is:
package org.apache.jsp.WEB_002dINF.jsp;


Eclipse says that org.apache.jasper could not be resolved and lot more similar errors.I believe that it is jstl problem. Could anybody shed some light on it?
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my jsp displays ${now} instead of now's value


I think that you need to configure your web.xml properly. Check this FAQ.
 
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I checked my web.xml and modified it according to FAQ entry.But that did not do the trick.My web.xml is as following:
 
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It doesn't look like the FAQ Remove the following :


And I think that in Tomcat 5.5 you should be using the Servlets 2.4 and JSP 2.0 web.xml. The one at the bottom of the FAQ.
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Hey Thanks a lot!
That was indeed the problem!
 
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Just an after-thought,
Now my web.xml looks like

It does not have a DOCTYPE tag...for now it works just fine.But in which situations DOCTYPE tag is unavoidable? I googled for DOCTYPE tag and the gist of what I read is web.xml should have DOCTYPE tag.Obviously, I don't agree.Am I correct?
 
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You usually use DOCTYPE to declare a DTD. Servlets 2.4 use an Xml Schema instead of a DTD, therefore the DOCTYPE is not used.
 
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Thanks for the reply!
 
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