[jdom-interest] TODO.TXT: jdom.jar main method and class
jhunter at collab.net
Thu Feb 22 19:50:00 PST 2001
Steven Gould wrote:
> After getting busy at work, I've finally got around to implementing some of
> this. Before I submit it I was looking for some feedback and/or suggestions.
> I propose adding a META-INF/jdom-info.xml file to the JDOM JAR,
Wouldn't just "info.xml" be better? We could start a trend. :-) In
other words, the name of the package can be in the file, not in the
> as well as an org.jdom.Main class.
I'd prefer just Main, no package. This shouldn't be a public API of
> My initial jdom-info.xml file is as follows:
> >>>>>>>>>>> jdom-info.xml <<<<<<<<<<<<
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
<info> <!-- instead of jdom-info, so this can be generic -->
<title>JDOM</title> <!-- so we know the name of the software -->
And I'd put the other tags in lower case. Not a big deal, but I'm used
to all lowercase per XHTML, XSLT, etc.
> <Version>1.0 Beta 6</Version>
> JDOM is a Java-oriented object model which models XML documents.
> It provides a Java-centric means of generating and manipulating
> XML documents. While JDOM interoperates well with existing
> standards such as the Simple API for XML (SAX) and the Document
> Object Model (DOM), it is not an abstraction layer or
> enhancement to those APIs. Rather, it seeks to provide a robust,
> light-weight means of reading and writing XML data without the
> complex and memory-consumptive options that current API
> offerings provide.
> The following list of authors was initially extracted from @author
> comments in the code. Apologies if anyone has been left out.
> <Name>Brett McLaughlin</Name>
> <E-mail>brett at jdom.org</E-mail>
Other things to look at adding:
<copyright>2000-2001, Jason Hunter and Brett McLaughlin</copyright>
<license>BSD/Apache style, see LICENSE.txt</license>
<support>See the jdom-interest mailing list at jdom.org</support>
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