[jdom-interest] Possible bug in SAXHandler when "namespaces"
feature is off
jhunter at servlets.com
Mon Jan 19 15:49:12 PST 2004
> Unless the code has changed since beta 9 it looks like the correct
> statement is that JDOM *only* supports XML+Namespaces. The setName
> method for Element, for instance, treats ':' as an illegal character.
> This violates the XML recommendation.
> I'm not saying that only supporting XML+Namespaces is a bad design
> choice - very few people are using XML-Namespaces these days - but it
> should be stated in the project description (at least in the fine
We support XML with namespaces. We support XML without namespaces.
What we don't support is colons in local names. Too many people
mistakenly try to use colons in local names *thinking* they're adding a
namespace. They're not, so we warn them off.
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