[jdom-interest] Error when compiling sample JDOM file.

Jason Hunter jhunter at acm.org
Tue Jan 23 12:17:44 PST 2001

mxmodi at duke-energy.com wrote:
> Hi,
> I get the following error when I try to compile a fresh file on my own
> (TestJdom), which essentially is a copy of the class in samples,
> WarReader.java and has been customized for the XML file I want to read in.
> My class is called TestJdom and is in th esame folder as the WarReader. I
> can easily compile my class from command line, however, when I try to
> compile from Jbuilder 3.5, I run into the following error:
> "DOMOutputter.java" :Error#300 : method createAttributeNS(java.lang.String,
> java.lang.String) not found in interface org.w3c.dom.Document at line 263,
> column 31.
> The only jar files in my CLASSPATH are xerces.jar (Appears first) and the
> tools.jar (for servlets).

The FAQ explains the cause of this error.  Sounds like JBuilder is
putting an old version of DOM ahead of the newer DOM found in

Another reason not to trust IDEs.  ;-)


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