[jdom-interest] CDATA and XMLOutputter - problem with normalization

Bradley S. Huffman hip at cs.okstate.edu
Thu Apr 22 06:30:48 PDT 2004

Rick Beton writes:

> 2. My more general question is this: I noticed that org.jdom.CDATA
> extends org.jdom.Text. What is the rationale for CDATA extending Text?

A CDATA section is just syntax suger, a convinence to the document author
so they don't have to escape a whole bunch of < and & characters.


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