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From Shawn Bayern <>
Subject Re: jstl type conversion
Date Thu, 06 Feb 2003 07:01:37 GMT
On Wed, 5 Feb 2003, Steve Morrison wrote:

> It seems as if the jstl (1.0.2) coerces all numbers to a Double, where
> really what I want is to keep it as an integer.
> <c:set var="height">250</c:set>
> <c:out value="${height/2}"/>
> returns 125.0.  I'd like it to return just 125 - any hints?

Not all numbers are coerced to Double, but the result of a division with
"/" is, by spec.

If you're concerned simply about display, you can use <fmt:formatNumber>
to process the number according to your needs.

Shawn Bayern
"JSTL in Action"

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