[jdom-interest] JDOM JSR

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Thu May 17 02:37:15 PDT 2001

James Strachan wrote:
> > dom4j is a fork of JDOM, started by James Strachan because he wanted an
> > interface-based model with factories for object creation, while Brett
> > and I (and the majority of people here we believe) didn't want that
> > complexity.  It used to be called JDOM+ until we pointed out that
> > violated the JDOM license.  James has added some interesting stuff on
> > the periphery like event-based building, which I'd like to see added to
> > JDOM.
> dom4j is *not* a patch of JDOM.

I said "fork" not "patch".  And considering the not insignificant
quantity of code in dom4j copyright by myself and Brett I'd argue the
statement is not without merit.

But whatever.


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