[jdom-interest] Underlying JDOM Parser
jhunter at acm.org
Fri Feb 15 11:28:38 PST 2002
Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> >Good question. You can tell JDOM which parser to use. If you don't, it
> >tries to use JAXP, and if JAXP fails it tries Xerces. But as far as
> >which version was found, since it depends on what's in your classpath,
> >you could be in the dark. I don't know if parsers expose that
> >information. On a quick look I don't see it.
> I think it's been suggested as a standard SAX property for future
> releases of SAX. But in the meantime asking for the name of the
> XMLReader implementation class with getClass().getName() would
> probably be enough. For DOM you could look at the package name of the
> DOM Document implementation class.
That would indicate the parser name, but not the version, right?
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