[jdom-interest] Embedding HTML in XML

Jason Hunter jhunter at acm.org
Mon Jun 26 13:07:33 PDT 2000

I'd like to help, but you need to be *much* more specific in your
description for me to provide an alternative solution.


Richard Waters wrote:
> hi all,
> i'm trying out a little servlet project with XML - i was previously using
> the xerces api, but things have become so much easier after switching to
> jdom. great job!
> so maybe someone can help me with this problem: i have users submitting html
> forms, the content of which is converted into some xml (with XMLOutputter),
> and later rendered as html (using xalan). i'd like users to be able to enter
> some html in those textboxes, and have that correctly rendered later.
> the only way i came up with to do this is to parse the text submitted with
> the html forms, create xml elements for the html elements i find, generate a
> list with these elements and the text, and then use setMixedContent().
> that's a pretty painful way to do it. since i'm pretty much a novice so far,
> i'm hoping i'm just failing to see a much easier way to do this.
> thanks a lot for any advice you can give,
> rick
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