[jdom-interest] About PI-Urgent
jhunter at collab.net
Thu Jan 11 12:29:07 PST 2001
> Even I too agree that, it will be more convenient to have a
> constructor which takes mixedContent as parameter.
Yep, my old idea. I proposed it a while ago but no one had any comment
at the time.
> that we should add prependContent(Comment) and prependContent(PI)?
Maybe. Rubs me the wrong way somehow tho.
> I think you
> can get rid of the 3 getProcessingInstruction() methods
They're primarily to help with a tool like Cocoon that reads PIs with
specific names at the document level. Anyone out there use them?
> BTW, was there discussion of why the no-arg constructor for
> Document is not public, and why there's no constructor that
> takes mixed content? Either of
> these would solve the problem too, and in a cleaner way I think.
A Document without a root element is a malformed document. One perk of
using JDOM is that every Document you create is guaranteed to be
well-formed. (There are some loopholes still, but we're filling them.)
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