[jdom-interest] beta5 comments

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Fri Sep 29 13:29:32 PDT 2000

Brad Morgan wrote:
> Once Alex's patch is in the library, you shouldn't have to keep 
> track of the state of the document.  You have two choices, 1) keep 
> the old whitespace or 2) remove it and add new.  
> It doesn't need to be removed by the builder
> because the patched XMLOutputter will do
> the right thing.  

It's a memory issue.  Stripping whitespace is an easy memory saver (we
could do fancy compression, but that's much more complicated, esp
considering some parsers will do the whitespace stripping for you).


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