Any ideas why this always treats my url variable as text? The output I see is as follows. ${url}http://localhost/myContext/${url} thanks in advance scott _________________________________________________________________ On the road to retirement? Check out MSN Life Events for advice on how to get there! http://lifeevents.msn.com/category.aspx?cid=Retirement --------------------------------------------------------------------- To unsubscribe, e-mail: taglibs-user-unsubscribe@jakarta.apache.org For additional commands, e-mail: taglibs-user-help@jakarta.apache.org