[jdom-interest] Empty Elements

Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Tue Jun 24 06:16:43 PDT 2003

At 1:25 PM +0200 6/24/03, Carsten Hau wrote:
>Hi folks,
>I have a problem creating a Tag which only contains a blanks like
><tag>   </tag>
>when I write it back it will result in <tag />, no matter how much 
>blanks there are

Are you using a pretty printing serializer that strips white space? 
if you need white space to be preserved be sure you don't set any 
formatting options that affect white space like indenting or a 
maximum line length.

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   elharo at metalab.unc.edu
   Processing XML with Java (Addison-Wesley, 2002)

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