[jdom-interest] Possible bug in SAXHandler when "namespaces" feature is off

Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Mon Jan 19 18:13:01 PST 2004

At 3:32 PM -0800 1/19/04, Dennis Sosnoski wrote:

>[Definition: Conforming documents and XML processors are required to 
>behave as described; otherwise they are in error. ]"
>As it stands now JDOM violates the XML recommendation. I think 
>that's fine, but JDOM should say that it supports XML+Namespaces 
>rather than plain XML - which it demonstrably does not.

As long as we're playing language lawyer, JDOM is not in violation. 
It is neither an XML processor nor an XML document. Hence the 
passages you cite do not apply to it.


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

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