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From Andrew Jaquith <andrew.r.jaqu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Seeking Alpha
Date Fri, 05 Feb 2010 10:52:37 GMT
Murray, I'll try using the 1.2 implementations. Shouldn't be too hard;  
a jar swap or two and some URI twiddling. :)

On Feb 5, 2010, at 3:46, Murray Altheim <murray09@altheim.com> wrote:

> Andrew Jaquith wrote:
>> JSPWiki 3 ships with JARs for JSTL 1.1.2, from Apache:
>> jakarta-tablibs-standard-1.1.2.jar
>> jakarta-taglibs-jstl-1.1.2.jar
>> These are the 1.1 versions, which are appropriate for the 2.4 servlet
>> spec that JSPWiki uses, and they are located in WEB-INF/lib. I can't
>> speak about the version problems you've had, but the implementations
>> we ship should be found on the classpath and be the ones that JSPWiki
>> uses.
>> This seems sensible to me. Should we be following a different  
>> strategy?
>
> Well, the Jakarta JSTL project has moved from Apache over to Sun, so
> that the JSTL URI identifiers and the jars of 1.1 are incompatible  
> with
> JSTL 1.2 code now part of J2EE 5 (much less J2EE 6). We ran into  
> problems
> trying to get them to coexist. I think you might reconsider using the
> now-obsolete JSTL 1.1 and migrate to what is now within J2EE itself.  
> That
> is, unless we plan to keep JSPWiki tied to the 2.4 spec.
>
> We got caught out by this in that we were using some of the features  
> of
> JSTL 1.2 while in development that we didn't notice until we moved to
> our production environment (a good lesson in being certain one's
> dev and prod environments are identical), were forced back to 1.1 for
> compatibility with prod, then will have to deal with the fact that  
> we're
> now going to have a forced migration to what we *had* once our  
> production
> environment is upgraded.  We ended up using scriptlet code in those
> places where we had to remove the JSTL 1.2 features. *sigh*
>
> [I hope the above is clear -- I'm away from my actual documentation on
> this, working from memory.]
>
> Murray
>
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