Re: JSTL compatibility issue

From: Manfred Riem <>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:59:49 -0600

We will be working on the issue. See the bug tracker for more information!


On 10/30/2012 10:54 AM, wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm evaluating the upgrade of a quite large application from JSF 1.2 to
> JSF 2.x, when I stumbled across a problem I can't find a fix or a
> workaround, described in
> Basically, the JSTL c:set tag doesn't accept a null or empty string
> anymore.
> Since this was allowed in previous versions and is allowed in the JSP
> (
> x.servlet.jsp.jstl/1.2.1/org/apache/taglibs/standard/tag/common/core/Se
>, the else branch), it seems to me that the facelets
> implementation should follow the same behavior to be compatible with
> the others.
> Like I said in the beginning, I can't find a workaround for this.
> Any thoughts?
> Thank you