This subproject [Struts-EL] is an extension of the Struts tag library. Each JSP custom tag in this library […] uses the expression evaluation engine in the Jakarta Taglibs implementation of the JSP Standard Tag Library (version 1.0) to evaluate attribute values. In addition, some of the Struts tags were not ported to this library, as it was determined that their functionality was entirely supplied by the JSTL.
We have already seen an example where Struts and JSTL can be combined harmoniously (see Listing 12.2). The Struts download contains a
contrib\struts-el directory. You will find a text file with a few references here. You will also find an example web application,
strutsel-exercise-taglib.war, which ...