[jdom-interest] Element.addContent won't accept String in Collection

Syloke Soong ssoong at protedyne.com
Tue Nov 7 11:27:01 PST 2006

JDOM javadoc says,

Element addContent(java.util.Collection collection) 
Appends all children in the given collection to the end of the content

Element addContent(int index, java.util.Collection c) 
Inserts the content in a collection into the content list at the given

Element addContent(java.lang.String str) 
This adds text content to this element.

Since you could add individual String, I presumed no harm would come my
way if String objects are included in the collection argument.

But no, I had a Vector with a String object and addContent(collection)
rejected the vector due to ...

org.jdom.IllegalAddException: Class java.lang.String is of unrecognized
type and cannot be added

Hrrrmmmmpppphhhhhhhh .... !

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