[jdom-interest] bug in default constructor for Document ?
jhunter at collab.net
Fri Dec 29 13:45:31 PST 2000
> I'm using the default constructor for Document() and then set the root
> element later.
The default constructor is "protected". You shouldn't be using it under
> The constructor doesn't initalize the content field.
Right, because it's a protected method to be used by subclasses only,
and subclass authors are responsible for handling internal details
> * What's the best way to submit bugs like the one above ?
Possible bug reports can be posted to this list, as you did.
> * Is there a list of known problems ? Where do I find the TODO.txt that's
> mentioned in
> several articles by Jason ?
In the root directory of the distribution. You'll want the daily
snapshot to stay current. Or you can use the web interface to peruse
> * Is there somewhat of a process to add bug fixes/enhancements to the code ?
> I'd like
> to contribute but don't want to mess around with the code without having
> a method
> to do at least some kind of minimal testing.
Sorry, I don't understand the question.
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