[jdom-interest] question on JDom document validation. Happy New Year

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Tue Jan 2 11:46:49 PST 2001

> i must tell you that jdom is the
> best API ever made. I really wanted to knock my head to the wall when i see
> the DOM or Sax API.


> I don't know what is exactly validation. But i think it is something
> like a verification to know if the inputted xml file is valid or not.


> Does validation checks according to the dtd assigned to the xml file ?


> If validation is set to true, and xml file is not valid what kind of
> exception is thrown ? saxExceptions ?

A JDOMException.

> Thanks to all of you who can me see the light ;-))

You'll find Brett's book "Java and XML" to be very enlightening.


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