[jdom-interest] setNamespace question
strunk at signal7.de
Fri Mar 30 03:14:04 PST 2001
Please forget that. Sometimes it would be better to think before posting.
At 12:42 30.03.2001 +0200, you wrote:
>There is one thing about the namespace discussion I don' t understand.
>Compare the following two statements:
>element = element.getCopy(element.getName(),
>The first example works by first making an exact copy of element in a
>different namespace and handing over the original element to the garbage
>collector. The result is a different element represented by a different
>java object. The second statement would also yield a different element but
>represented by the same java object.
>I haven't been following the discussion from the beginning but I think you
>don't provide a setNamespace method mainly because you are saying
>namespace is intrinsic to an element and does not change. That is why we
>have to use getCopy for that purpose. Am I right with this assumption ?
>If that is correct, I don't understand why a different element can not be
>represented by the same java object. Why is a different element required
>to live on a different java object ?
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