[jdom-interest] getText() returns null or ""

Alex Chaffee guru at edamame.stinky.com
Tue Oct 3 11:42:44 PDT 2000

> What's the deal with getText() returning null when it has no value?
> Thoughts? I'd like to suggest changing to returning the empty String
> when there's no value.


This would also make getTextTrim more consistent.  Right now
getTextTrim returns

 <foo></foo>  -> null
 <foo> </foo> -> ""

(At least it should according to the docs; haven't tested.)

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