[jdom-interest] JDOM error

Paul Madsen paul.madsen at coventus.com
Wed Oct 4 07:19:30 PDT 2000

I'm trying to parse a document with element names containing '.'s.

They are unrelated to namespaces, I won't defend their use (to label the elements
with version information), but unfortunately I don't control the DTD.


philip.nelson at omniresources.com wrote:

> > I'm getting an error 'The name "v1.Customer" is not legal for JDOM/XML
> > elements: . is not allowed in XML names.'
> >
> Are you using this name in a doc that's parsed or one you are creating with
> the api?  If the latter, check out Attribute's constructors.  There are
> alternate constructors when you use namepace prefixes.  The prefix and name
> are separate.
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