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1. inputText and convertDateTime error

I have an h:inputText field which I use to enter a date. I am using the f:convertDateTime but I get errors. Here is the situation:

<h:inputText value="#{listModel.creationDate}" valueChangeListener="#{listController.filterFieldChanged}">
    <f:convertDateTime type="date" ...

2. f:convertDateTime converter error

I have the following code in a JSP/JSF page: It gives me the following error, any ideas? (p.s. the exact same code seems to work fine in some code before this..???) I have tried making sure that my date isn't null, but that doesn't seem to be the problem. at javax.faces.webapp.UIComponentTag.isValueReference(UIComponentTag.jav a:310) ...