FW: [jdom-interest] & in namespace

J. McConnell jdotmc at gmail.com
Wed May 3 19:20:00 PDT 2006

On 5/3/06, Mary Ellen Foster <mefoster at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/05/06, Jason Hunter <jhunter at xquery.com> wrote:
> > BTW, JDOM's not dead.  I'm still engaged, just need to get off my duff
> > and do a 1.0.1 with the few small bugs we fixed since 1.0.  There hasn't
> > been much interest expressed in a 1.1 release.  JDOM already does
> > everything *I* care about.  Are there things people want in a 1.1 or
> > 2.0, or should we stay in happy maintenance mode.
> The one big thing I'd like would be if the various things that return
> Collections would return parameterised values instead of the base
> classes that they return right now. For example, Element.getChildren()
> is actually even documented to return a List of Elements, but the
> return type is plain old List. It would be nice if that were
> List<Element> instead, so you wouldn't need to cast all the time.

I'll second that.

- J.

(Sorry for the duplicate email, Mary Ellen, I hit the wrong reply button.)

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