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The JDOMTM Project is founded on the idea that "if something doesn't work, fix it." This is also the philosophy that governs the involvement of individuals in the project. If you would like to get involved, you should start out by joining the mailing lists.

Project Management:

Jason Hunter
Jason founded the JDOM project in early 2000 along with Brett McLaughlin, and he remains the JDOM project leader. Jason is probably best known as the author of Java Servlet Programming (O'Reilly) and publisher of the web site He worked at MarkLogic for many years and helped build the MarkMail email search site that includes the JDOM mailing lists. He's working these days as a Principal Solution Architect at Amazon Web Services specializing on DynamoDB.

Rolf Lear
Rolf is a long-time contributor to JDOM who has stepped up to lead JDOM into the future with JDOM 2.