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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <>
Subject Re: Missing Property
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2001 18:27:17 GMT

On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Ken Beyer wrote:

> On the same thread... can someone tell me why I can't put ....
>     property="aBCDefg" with a bean getter of "getABCDefg()"
> Note the 2nd char being an uppercase "B".  I were to make the "B" a
> lowercase "b",  it works.  The problem stems from the 2nd char in the
> property name being a capital.  I'm on Tomcat 3.3m1 + Struts 1.0b1

There are some somewhat arcane rules in the JavaBeans spec about what
happens when you've got property names with embedded capital letters -- I
would suggest going there (it can be found through

Struts is relying on the JDK's standard introspection classes, so it's
totally at the mercy of the JDK rules to define what valid property names

> Any advice?   is this a bug?
> Thx-
> Ken


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