[jdom-interest] Why should I have to detach()?

Jason Hunter jhunter at acm.org
Fri Mar 23 11:38:47 PST 2001

> Do you think that with addContent( Element ), some programmers might expect
> the default behavior to act like Element.clone() and others might expect it
> to act like Element.detach()? Should JDOM make either assumption?

I believe addContent() should add content.  Nothing more, nothing less. 
There's no implicit clone and there's no implicit detach.


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