[jdom-interest] equality of Namespaces

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Mon Jul 30 01:55:14 PDT 2001

bob mcwhirter wrote:
> Since JDOM uses identity comparison on pretty much
> all other objects, why are we doing semantic comparison
> with Namespaces?

There's a recent thread about it.  I believe Elliotte started it.

> I'd argue that Namespace should follow Element and
> other identity-based equality comparisons.

I don't care one way or the other.  But as Attila points out, it's the
(current) flyweight nature of Namespaces that would cause the equality
check to be true regardless.


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