[jdom-interest] Re: Radical Suggestion

bob mcwhirter bob at werken.com
Mon Jul 29 12:18:35 PDT 2002

> >These methods will never be used internally when building documents 
> >from text XML documents but could prove useful to many.
> >
> Who? What use-case could you possibly have for such a thing? How 
> often do you actually want to match a local name in any namespace? I 
> do not believe this is in any way helpful. In fact, I think it's 
> actively harmful.

Ick, I agree.  That'd be akin to something like having:

	Class.forNameThatEndsWith(String suffix)


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