[jdom-interest] XMLOutputter naming questions

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Sun Oct 1 12:34:17 PDT 2000

> Just read TODO.txt: "Write
> XMLOutputter.serialize(doc/elem/comment/doctype/entity/pi/attrib). 
> Have
> these methods replace getSerializedForm().  Going this way allows
> tweaks to the XMLOutputter behavior before serialization."
> I think "serialize" is the wrong word; "output" is better for this,
> since it's consistent with the name of the object, isn't confused with
> other meanings of "serialize," etc.

Elliotte, are you still around?  I believe you chose the name
getSerializedForm() initially.  Do you want to justify the use of


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