[jdom-interest] Schema validation with JAXP 1.2 and JDOM

Malachi de AElfweald malachi at tremerechantry.com
Fri Feb 28 17:09:33 PST 2003

Are parts of the JDK under different licenses than other parts?


On Fri, 28 Feb 2003 14:44:12 -0500, Elliotte Rusty Harold 
<elharo at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:

> At 6:32 PM +0100 2/28/03, Laurent Bihanic wrote:
>> Qestion: Now that JAXP is standard, i.e. part of the JDK since 1.4 and 
>> delivered with nearly every parser, why not remove this reflection code 
>> from SAXBuilder and make plain Java calls to the JAXP API (the way the 
>> transform package already does) ?
> I've suggested this before, and Jason's concern then was that JAXP is not 
> open source, and it's licensing has caused some issues for the XML Apache 
> Project. It's apparently not 100% certain that future releases of Xerces- 
> J will support JAXP, especially if they want to support DOM Level 3 and 
> other cool new features.


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