[jdom-interest] JDOM parsing problem

Jason Hunter jhunter at acm.org
Sat Jul 22 15:19:19 PDT 2000

>     I'm using JDOM beta 4 to parse the following test file :

You should try this with the CVS version.  Looking at the current code I
don't think you'll have this problem.

> If I read the xml spec correctly, "." can be accepted as the name of an xml
> element.

Well, the name can't begin with a "." but it can be accepted *in* the
name.  I just changed the Verifier code in my workspace to add this
restriction about not allowing a leading dot (it wasn't there before in


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