[jdom-interest] TODO serialization [eg]

Rosen, Alex arosen at silverstream.com
Tue Apr 17 06:59:03 PDT 2001

> Hiding the implementation from the serialized form is a matter of declaring
> most if not all fields transient and adding some custom code to the
> readObject and writeObject methods.

Isn't that what Externalizable is for? That way you don't have to remember to
make all fields transient. Or is there something in this magic book that says
that Externalizable is bad? :)

Alex Rosen
SilverStream Software

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