[jdom-interest] bug in SAXBuilder.build() ?

Per Norrman per.norrman at austers.se
Fri Oct 29 00:13:06 PDT 2004


It would help a lot if you supplied the actual IOException
so that we can scrutinize it.


Scrut Inizer wrote:
> I use JDOM 1.0 and don't seem to be able to build a document at all.
> e.g. the following code always produces IOExceptions:
> URL url = new URL(urlstring);
> SAXBuilder builder = new SAXBuilder();
> Document doc = builder.build(url);
> if the URL (the urlstring) is
> http://webservices.amazon.com/onca/xml?Service=AWSECommerceService&SubscriptionId=[yoursubscriptionid]&Operation=ItemSearch&Artist=Bryan%20Adams&ItemPage=1&SearchIndex=Music&ResponseGroup=Request,ItemIds,Large,Reviews 
> (That is a request of Amazons WebService which returns a simple XML 
> file. I only removed my subscription ID of the above URL. But if you 
> copy&paste that URL into your browser and replaced [yoursubscriptionid] 
> with your subscription ID, you will see the result immediately: a simple 
> XML file of approx. 138kByte)
> I also tried to use an InputStream and a Reader as parameter for 
> builder.build() but I keep getting IOExcepton as well.
> I can, however, read the result of that query by doing something like this:
> Reader reader = new InputStreamReader(url.openStream());
> BufferedReader in = new BufferedReader(reader);
> and then read the content of in
> Why can't I make a document from that?
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