[jdom-interest] Bug? element names not allowed to have dots?

Brett McLaughlin brett.mclaughlin at lutris.com
Fri Aug 25 07:23:39 PDT 2000

Cameron Smith wrote:
> Hi, I'm new on this list and currently trawling through archives, so please
> point me at the right place if this question has already been dealt with.
> I'm just in a hurry because I'm trying to promote JDom over an in-house XML
> tool and things are moving v. fast.
> I am using JDom beta4 and it parses most documents fine (I am currently
> benchmarking it vs. in-house tool on 'real' xml documents from client
> projects).  However it refuses to accept element names with a dot '.' in
> them, such as <letter.body> .  As far as I know well-formed XML Elements may
> have dots in the name after the first character, so does anyone know what is
> going on?

You need to use the latest version from CVS.


> Other than that, could I just add my congratulations to the JDom team -
> overall it is a very impressive piece of work!
> cheers,
> cameron smith,
> Entranet UK
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