[jdom-interest] Request -- please allow all XML 1.1conformant
text in Element.se tText()
dms at sosnoski.com
Mon Mar 8 10:24:03 PST 2004
The unfortunate part of this is that compliance with the latest version
of the specification is an automatic checkoff for many organizations.
Now that 1.1 is out, their IT policies will likely require that new
software releases support it whether there's any value added for their
usage or not.
Alex Rosen wrote:
>My point is that if I'm using JDOM in my product, and I have thousands
>of customers, and one of them needs XML 1.1, or they think they need XML
>1.1, or they might receive a file from someone that is XML 1.1 even if
>it doesn't need to be, then I need JDOM to be 1.1 compliant. JDOM is at
>the top of the food chain (or the bottom depending on how you look at
>it) so it needs to be more flexible than most things. If a supplier of a
>customer of a user of JDOM uses XML 1.1, then JDOM needs to support it.
>>>>Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo at metalab.unc.edu> 3/8/2004 10:47:53 AM
>At 8:17 AM -0700 3/8/04, Alex Rosen wrote:
>>Some will need it because their customers may need it. (Or *their*
>>customers may need it.) Or need to interoperate with it.
>I'm not from Missouri, but show me. So far I've only heard from one
>developer who might have a real use for XML 1.1 (and then again he
>might not). I've yet to encounter a second person who needs it. But
>mostly it's just people who want to keep up with the Jones' without
>considering whether the Jones need to be there either.
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