Fw: [jdom-interest] API inconsistency
brett at newInstance.com
Wed Jun 20 08:48:04 PDT 2001
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Friedman" <pfriedman at vis.com>
To: "Brett McLaughlin" <brett at newInstance.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 8:14 AM
Subject: Re: [jdom-interest] API inconsistency
> Hello. I would like to help in this effort.
> My first thought was to systematically go through the API
> package by package, assigning packages to 'takers'.
> Also, I would like to understand your sense of the audit's
> scope. Please get in touch with me about this task and what you
> see to be the next steps.
> pax et bonum. p.
> ----- Original Message -----
> Subject: [jdom-interest] API inconsistency
> > In documenting the API for the 2nd edition of my book, I've noticed
> > inconsistencies. Like, some constructs have setParent() and some don't.
> > have getDocument(), some don't. Anyone want to volunteer an "audit" for
> > these sort of things? We would want to take all the common methods from
> > the classes like Element and Attribute, and see what they are. I think
> > notice some that are missing, like those above, on certain classes. We
> > then easily add them in, and be happy ;-)
> > Takers?
> > -Brett
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