[jdom-interest] JDOM && Jaxen

Jason Hunter jhunter at acm.org
Wed Aug 1 17:39:49 PDT 2001

bob mcwhirter wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, Jason Hunter wrote:
> > > Yah, sure, it's a useless XPath expression, but it stands between
> > > us and full XPath compliance.
> >
> > Is that all?
> No, I'm sure there are more things that'll keep us away from full
> compliance.  

Too bad.  But I'm glad you're making such progress.

> My thought is that JDOM, the most popular non-DOM
> Java implementation supports the w3c recommendation less than
> dom4j or EXML.

Perhaps there's a correlation?  Yikes, just kidding!  I agree with you.

> I'll find a way.

Cool, happy to continue discussions, but there's a lot of reasons
namespaces work like they do.  We started the same way as EXML, but it's
lousy because you move an element and its namespace can change on you. 


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