[jdom-interest] CVS Access to the org.jdom.XPath stuff and another question...
steven at intrallect.com
Fri Jun 14 13:22:20 PDT 2002
Yeah, I once I started to use it, it all became slightly clearer. I
think I was initially confused 'cause I think I (mis)read somewhere that
JDom was basically swallowing up the jaxen stuff and integrating more
tightly. That was before I realised that jaxen dealt with more than just
jdom. All's fine now :-)
>> On this topic, maybe somebody can shed some light on where the XPath
>> integration is heading to. Specifically the jaxen stuff. Unless it I'm
>> doing something way wrong, it appears that I still need the jaxen
>> jars (
>> jaxen-core, jaxen-jdom ) at runtime to use the jdom XPath classes.
>> Perhaps somebody can explain why this is better than just using the
>> jaxen stuff. Are the jdom classes there purely as a wrapper to the
>> XPath classes?
> To provide a standard interface to XPath functionality. The
> implementation is abstracted away. That way you can depend on XPath
> behavior without directly depending on Jaxen.
> To control your jdom-interest membership:
> interest/youraddr at yourhost.com
More information about the jdom-interest