What will the future bring? It’s impossible to say for sure, but we believe it’s possible to extrapolate at least a little.
As the various applications servers adopt JSP 1.2, they can take advantage of the full power of the Java Standard Tag Library (JSTL). The main effect that this will have on Struts is to provide a much more powerful alternative to the Struts Tag Library that interoperates with non-Struts platforms.
As a result, you should expect to see the Struts tags gradually fall out of favor as time progresses.
In addition to being a key Struts contributor, Craig McClanahan is also deeply involved in developing the JavaServer Faces specifications. Not surprisingly, ...