[jdom-interest] why did you change Element.addContent?

Davide Rossi rossi at cs.unibo.it
Sun Mar 7 10:27:05 PST 2004

I used to write code like:


and I think it was just fine. This was a distinctive trait of jdom.
I've seen other people complaining in this list but I've seen no replies:
what's the rationale behind changing the API like this?
Or do you think that a code with a thousand casts in it is "good" code?


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