[jdom-interest] Text class (Modified)

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Mon May 28 11:32:44 PDT 2001

Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> What should we do if stringValue is null? I suggest throwing an
> immediate NullPointerException.

Current behavior in elt.setText(null) is to treat null the same as empty

> What should we do if stringValue is empty? Does it make sense to
> allow an empty text node?

elt.setText("") definitely makes sense.  Perhaps it could be stored as
the absence of list content, though, and not as an empty Text node.


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