[jdom-interest] Parser independent

philip.nelson at omniresources.com philip.nelson at omniresources.com
Wed May 2 09:04:35 PDT 2001

> Is JDom6 Parser indepent.

> Its mentioned in the specification of jdom6 that it
> supports JAXP and CRIMSON, which of course it does.
> But where are the jars for JAXP and CRIMSON. 
> Can  i just download it from the sun site and use them
> instead of xerces.jar.
> Do we still need to use xerces.jar?

Yes, you can use JAXP and remove xerces completely.  I think the easiest
place to get JAXP is to download Crimson from the apache site.  

The only caveat is that JDOM has been tested a lot more with Xerces and the
Crimson will not be enhanced much beyond where it is now.  

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