[jdom-interest] XMLOutputter changes from b8 to b9
phil.weighill-smith at volantis.com
Fri Jan 16 01:08:52 PST 2004
Have you tried 1) having an XSD that indicates where whitespace is not
ignorable and 2) calling
By doing both of these you give the (XERCES) parser the chance to
determine what whitespace is ignorable and the SAXBuilder the ability to
correctly ignore ignorable whitespace...
On Thu, 2004-01-15 at 23:40, Beleznay, Dave wrote:
> Hi There,
> We've recently upgraded from Jdom b8 to b9, and had a few errors in the
> upgrade process.
> If I have an XML document like so:
> String xml =
> " <datasource>WebCT</datasource>\n"+
> " <type> Migration</type>\n"+
> " <datetime>2002-06-06T14:59:05</datetime>\n"+
> Where the spaces in front of <datasource> are not relevant, but the
> spaces inside the elements (e.g. <type>) are relevant (this is just a
> fragment of a larger bit of XML, it isn't really the <type> field that
> matters here). When I put the document into Jdom, I get different
> behaviour between Jdom b8 and b9. I'd like to know the expected
> behaviour, and if it doesn't match my desired behaviour, approximately
> how I'm supposed to fix my code.
> Using the string above and the following code in Jdom b8 I get the
> output below.
> SAXBuilder builder = new SAXBuilder();
> Document doc = builder.build(new StringReader(xml));
> XMLOutputter xmlOutputter = new XMLOutputter("\t", true);
> String output = xmlOutputter.outputString(doc.getRootElement());
> Desired output ( and output received from b8):
> When we upgraded to Jdom b9 we were in for a little bit of a surprise.
> Output from b9 without TextTrim:
> output= "<enterprise>\n\t\n\n\t<properties>\n\t\t\n
> \n\t\t<datasource>WebCT</datasource>\n\t\t\n \n\t\t<type>
> Output from b9 with TextTrim:
> (this is close, but took the spaces out before " Migration" )
> Unfortunately the code farther down the line (not using jdom) which is
> analyzing the xml has problems with the string "\n\t\t\n
> \n\t\t<datasource>WebCT<datasource>" and interprets the value as "
> WebCT". I'm not happy with that either, but right now it's easier to fix
> the behaviour of Jdom.
> It looks like this was changed XMLOutputter 1.87, and I'm trying to
> figure out why. I'd like to remove the whitespace outside the elements,
> while preserving the whitespace inside. As a temporary measure I've
> added the check for currentFormat.newlines back to our skipLeadingWhite
> method in XMLOutputter, but I'd like a more permanent solution.
> Thank you very much.
> David Beleznay
> Software Engineer
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