[jdom-interest] JAXPAdapter and JAXP

Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Fri Dec 20 09:48:29 PST 2002

At 6:16 PM -0800 4/7/02, Jason Hunter wrote:
>I don't want a JDOM compile or execution to require JAXP, at least not
>when it's so easy to avoid that requirement by just using reflection.
>JAXP has yet to be licensed such as to officially allow open source
>implementations.  It doesn't make sense for an open source project to
>depend on non-open source code when it can be avoided.
>Nevermind that Xerces provides JAXP; that was very close to being
>jettisoned for license reasons, and still could be if Sun doesn't fully
>follow through on the agreement reached with Apache recently.

Has this been straightened out enough now that we can go ahead and 
call JAXP directly instead of using reflection?

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