[jdom-interest] Ideas for API changes
jhunter at acm.org
Mon Apr 30 19:16:25 PDT 2001
Amy Lewis wrote:
> >If Element had an addContent(Node) and Document implemented Node then an
> >Element could add a Document. Similarly, if Document has an
> >addContent(Node) then Document could add more than one element, Document
> >could add Entity objects which don't belong at the Document level.
> >Heck, Documents could add Documents.
> *Why* in the name of all the forest gods would you put addContent() on
> the Node interface?
I didn't! Note I wrote Element.addContent(Node) and
> Which raises the point that Doctype and Entity are probably not Nodes,
They are in Brett's mind. Seems some people have visions of Node
dancing in their head, but the visions aren't the same.
> Oh, *give* me the damned knife! If I cut myself, it's *my* problem!
So you're +1 on removing all well-formedness checking?
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