[jdom-interest] Moving Children

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Thu Jun 14 14:51:02 PDT 2001

> How do I clone the List?


> // Assume creation of two Elements usersA and usersB, each with children
> Element clone = (Element)usersA.clone();
> java.util.List listA = clone.getChildren();
> java.util.List listB = usersB.getChildren();

That clones the element, not the list.  So that's only appropriate if
you want to copy, not move.  A list clone is fast because it's just a
raw copy of the element pointers contained within.


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