[jdom-interest] elem.getChildren()

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Mon Jan 29 10:00:59 PST 2001

You don't say which version you're using.  I suspect it's not the latest
snapshot.  Please retry with the latest snapshot and reply back if you
still see the bug.


waynesdavis at netscape.net wrote:
> I am trying to retrieve the children of an element of an XML document.
> I am able to retrieve the root and the namespace that is present.  When I step through the elements by name, all is happy.
>     Element root = doc.getRootElement();
>     Namespace ns = root.getNamespace();
>     Element headerTag = root.getChild("Header", ns);
> I then want to retrieve all children of first level.  The elements are found. When I display through XMLOutputter, the namespace is added to every element.  Not what I want.
>     chidren = headerTag.getChildren();
> If I try to get all children of the root, of which there is at least one (1), I get a zero (0) length list.
>     List chidren = root.getChildren();
> If I try to get all children of the Header so I can specify the namespace, I get a zero (0) length list.
>     chidren = root.getChildren ("Header", ns);
> What am I missing?
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