[jdom-interest] SAXBuilder with regards to the textcontent

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Thu Dec 7 18:15:23 PST 2000

(Digging through old email.)

> When an element has any text content JDOM behaves very strangly the
> mixedcontent gives lots of blank strings and its really difficult to
> find out what is the index of the text content.  Why don't we get 
> rid of the blanstrings insertion into the mixedcontent?  

Because it's required by the XML spec.  I am though in favor of a flag
on builders that would let you strip whitespace.


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