[jdom-interest] [Vote] NoSuchChildException
randall at nls.net
Wed Jul 12 20:24:24 PDT 2000
Do you oppose the use of default values within the DTD itself?
On Wed, 12 Jul 2000 19:22:26 -0400, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
>>Excellent reasoning! So since we all know people are going to be enraged
>>by this ;-), do you also feel we should not provide:
>>public Element getChild(String name, Element defaultValue);
>I hadn't thought of that method that way. I was thinking that people
>would provide the defaultValue as something they could use if there
>was no child, not as a simple error flag. But if it's just an error
>flag, then yes, I would say we shouldn't provide that method.
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