[jdom-interest] Element name
jhunter at collab.net
Fri Jan 12 18:35:59 PST 2001
phil at triloggroup.com wrote:
> What's the reason why the setName()/setNamespace() method is not
> availble in the Element class ?
The logic is, because then it's not the same element. See old posts
from Elliotte for his justification. I agree it's a little
> I need it because some method have to return an Element and the
> caller add that result with a specifc name. The calle
> don't know that name while creating the Element. And copying
> (with getCopy()) is not efficient and break som references
> on that element.
Easiest to make a new element and transfer the contents.
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