[jdom-interest] XMLOutputter and newlines afterdeclaration/doctype

Vadim Strizhevsky Vadim.Strizhevsky at morganstanley.com
Thu Dec 19 11:40:50 PST 2002

Dennis Sosnoski wrote:
> Vadim.Strizhevsky at morganstanley.com wrote:
> >Yes, it is about XML, and should be. Therefore you should let me
> >output XML the way I _want_ to.
> >
> >Why do you all feel that it is such a big or unusual thing to ask for,
> >to be able to produce XML with no white space or newlines? You already
> >have API that is supposed to control this, but you arbitrarily decided
> >to not observe it in one place. That just doesn't make any logical sense
> >to me.
> >
> Without getting into a flame war here, I agree with Vadim on this. This
> whole thing seems to be turning into a debate on how he's using JDOM.
> That's fine, if someone feels the missionary compulsion to go out and
> convert the heathens to the One True Religion, but doesn't change the
> point that his basic request seems reasonable and appropriate.

Thank you! That's really the point I was trying to make. I really don't
want any flamewar over this. And I regret using perhaps what may be
deemed inapropriate/dubious use cases of why I need it, which steered
the discussion in the wrong direction away from the question in hand.


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