[jdom-interest] . is not allowed in XML names?

Brett McLaughlin brett.mclaughlin at lutris.com
Wed Aug 9 13:33:22 PDT 2000

Are you sure you have the latest version from CVS? I think this is fixed


Bob_Lee at averydennison.com wrote:
> I've run across the following exception:
> org.xml.sax.SAXException: The name "Foo.bar" is not legal for JDOM/XML elements:
> . is not allowed in XML names..
> Since when?  Both Harold's "XML Bible" and Eckstein's "XML Pocket Reference" say
> that periods are legal characters in element names.  Is this a JDOM-induced
> limitation, or has XML changed since those books were written?
>      -Bob Lee
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