[jdom-interest] Factories

Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Sun Feb 29 04:26:03 PST 2004

At 10:16 PM -0600 2/28/04, Bradley S. Huffman wrote:
>To skip verification UncheckedJDOMFactory directly sets the protected, or
>class protected variables in the core classes and to do that it must be in
>the same package (org.jdom). SAXHandler/SAXBuilder are in org.jdom.input,
>for them to use this factory it must be public and it's methods must be
>public.  If SAXHandler/SAXBuilder where in org.jdom, you bet, we would of
>done what XOM does along time ago.

OK. Why not put SAXHandler/SAXBuilder in org.jdom? Is there any real 
purpose to having a separate input package?

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   elharo at metalab.unc.edu
   Effective XML (Addison-Wesley, 2003)

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