[jdom-interest] XMLOutputter beta7-6 compatibility

Alex Chaffee guru at stinky.com
Tue Jul 10 08:56:55 PDT 2001

Peter Coppens wrote:

> Is there a way to have the Beta7 XMLOutputter create output that is the 
> same as the Beta 6 XMLOutputter output.
> I use the following code to output XML.
>   org.jdom.output.XMLOutputter jOut = new org.jdom.output.XMLOutputter ( 
> "  ", true, encoding );
>   jOut.setLineSeparator ( System.getProperty ( "line.separator" ) );
>   jOut.output ( jdoc, writer );
> This (also) works fine with Beta 7, but the problem is the output is 
> differently formatted. Although the Beta7 output certainly 'looks' 
> better, I have about 128Mb of regression testing output I now have to 
> update.

Don't update it yet -- I'm about to change the behavior again :-) Actually, 
my plan is to give you enough flexibility to make it look however you like, 
maybe. (Assuming Jason et al. approve.)

Can you give a snippet of the old and the new so I can understand what your 
issue is?

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