[jdom-interest] XPath selectSingleNode returns Boolean problem
Bradley S. Huffman
hip at cs.okstate.edu
Thu Feb 5 07:46:34 PST 2004
IMO change the javadocs to inform/warn that the results of a query may
contain more that just JDOM objects.
Jason Hunter writes:
> I never saw a response on this. Laurent, what was your original plan
> for handling things like this?
> Steven Shand wrote:
> > The javadocs state that XPath.selectSingleNode can return node types
> > only (Element ,Attribute ,Text ,CDATA ,Comment or ProcessingInstruction)
> > However the code below return a Boolean.
> > String expression = "descendant-or-self::text() != ''"
> > XPath xpath = XPath.newInstance( expression );
> > Object match = xpath.selectSingleNode( element );
> > I guess this is a bug or am I missing something obvious?
> > Ironically, this behavior is just what I want!
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