[jdom-interest] Suggestion for new methods for the Element class
Mark J Laird
Markl at waterford.org
Mon Oct 30 15:21:16 PST 2000
I have a suggestion for a couple of new method for the Element class.
With the application I am writing, it is useful to know how many
children (possibly zero) a given Element has before retrieving them in a
List. I would like to offer the following new methods for consideration
by the powers that be:
public int getChildCount();
//Returns the number of children nested directly (one level deep) within
public boolean hasChildren();
//Returns true if this Element has any children, false otherwise.
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