[jdom-interest] Ideas for API changes
noamt at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 29 14:50:45 PDT 2001
> At 3:43 PM -0700 4/28/01, Jason Hunter wrote:
> However, I do think they're a couple of methods that would be useful
> in the Node interface. At a minimum I'd say getParent() and
> getDocument(). I think we might also want to look at (though perhaps
> in 1.1) a getValue() method which returns the XPath value of a Node.
> This is a very useful thing to have even if you're not using XPath,
> and it is genuinely applicable to all node types, (as opposed to DOM
> nodes, some of which have null values.) I also think we could
> plausibly put hasChildren() and getChildren() in the Node interface.
I thought about those methods when I wrote my original message, but
decided to drop them. What are the children of Attributes, Comments, PI?
Who's the parent of a Document?
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