[jdom-interest] Feature Request: I want my padText back

Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Sun Jun 17 14:51:03 PDT 2001

At 8:38 AM -0700 6/17/01, guru at stinky.com wrote:
>I have a document type that contains HTML snippets inside an XML
>element, viz.:
><name>Jason Hunter</name>
>Jason Hunter is a <b>great</b> guy,
>and he <i>loves to eat cheese</i>.
>If a servlet wants to output the description field using
>setTextNormalize, then it comes out

Patient: Doctor, my arms hurts when I do this.
Doctor: Don't do that.

You specifically asked for the white space to be thrown away by 
calling setTextNormalize(). If you don't want the white space thrown 
away, don't call setTextNormalize(). Throwing away white space is the 
whole reason that method exists at all.

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