[jdom-interest] CVS Access to the org.jdom.XPath stuff and another question...

bob mcwhirter bob at werken.com
Thu Jun 13 05:32:00 PDT 2002

> On this topic, maybe somebody can shed some light on where the XPath 
> integration is heading to. Specifically the jaxen stuff. Unless it I'm 
> doing something way wrong, it appears that I still need the jaxen jars ( 
> jaxen-core, jaxen-jdom ) at runtime to use the jdom XPath classes. 
> Perhaps somebody can explain why this is better than just using the 
> jaxen stuff. Are the jdom classes there purely as a wrapper to the jaxen 
> XPath classes?

I think the wrappers are there to allow you to use -any- XPath engine
with JDOM.  Though, I think at this point, Jaxen is your only choice.

Personally, I just use Jaxen directly, but then again, I'm biased.


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