[jdom-interest] Java 5.0 JDOM Plans?
Bradley S. Huffman
hip at a.cs.okstate.edu
Tue Aug 30 16:52:26 PDT 2005
Jason Hunter writes:
> >> It's the covariant return types that we most want, and that JDK 1.4
> >> doesn't provide. This is where you can override a method and return a
> >> more specific type than the superclass returns.
> > Which methods would benefit from this? Other than clone().
> > Brad
> detach() is a big annoying one.
Don't see that one?
> The other methods on Parent and Content that return Parent or Content
> instead of the specific type are other candidates.
I can see getParent()
Document parent = content.getParent();
Element parent = content.getParent();
But I don't see how it will help any of the methods that return Content.
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