[jdom-interest] [Vote] NoSuchChildException

Alex Chaffee guru at edamame.stinky.com
Thu Jul 13 00:13:29 PDT 2000

On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 09:20:27AM -0500, Brett McLaughlin wrote:
> I'm calling for a vote among /committers/ on the NoSuchChildException.

I'm a committer on contrib; do I count? :-)


And Elliotte, I do understand what exceptions are for, and use
them all the time, and still think null is appropriate here.  

Element is a collection.  If a collection has no such element it
returns null.  QED.

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