[jdom-interest] Last call: getChild/getChildren versus getChi ldElement/getChildElements

Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Fri Feb 6 11:51:31 PST 2004

>Oh good, can getParent also be renamed to getContainer() so it is lexically
>consistent and also so I can extend Element and Implement MutableTreeNode
>at the same time (Swing programming would be so much easier)..

Parent is the term used in XML. I don't think the word container is 
wrong, but it's very strange. Parent fits much more nicely here.

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   elharo at metalab.unc.edu
   Effective XML (Addison-Wesley, 2003)

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