[jdom-interest] Urgent Request to Add a method in SAXBuilder class
jhunter at acm.org
Tue Jul 31 17:49:09 PDT 2001
> > The TODO gives my thoughts:
> > * Consider a builder.setFeature() pass-through method that allows any
> > features to be set that aren't in the http://xml.org namespace. Make
> > those in http://xml.org not to be touched because either we have
> > requirements for them to be set one way, or we have the feature exposed
> > through a Java method.
> Hmmm... The restriction seems a little artificial. What if in the future we
> require a non-xml.org feature to be set a different way (maybe to work
> around a bug in a particular parser)? What if in the future a new xml.org
> feature is added? Nobody will be able to use it until we change the JDOM
> API, right? etc.
> Instead, we could just throw an exception if the user tries to set something
> that we can't handle. Your way is more self-documenting, but my way is more
Good points. OK.
> > Alex, do you want to create a patch? Your builder patches last time
> > were excellent! :-)
> Does your flattery increase as your workload goes up? :) Yup, I can send a
Perhaps, but you're damn good anyway. :-)
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