[jdom-interest] JDOM 1.1 released!

Jason Hunter jhunter at servlets.com
Sun Nov 18 21:26:03 PST 2007

I just posted the JDOM 1.1 release for download!

http://www.jdom.org/dist/binary/jdom-1.1.tar.gz    // Unix
http://www.jdom.org/dist/binary/jdom-1.1.zip       // Windows

(The only difference is the line endings.)

Below is the list of additions and changes:

Added an additional constructor to JDOMSource with an EntityResolver 
which is passed to the internal DocumentReader allowing the SAXOutputter 
to properly resolve DTDs.

Added a forceNamespaceAware property to DOMOutputter which specifies you 
want a DOM constructed with namespaces even if the source JDOM document 
has no namespaces.

Added support for attribute "INF" and "-INF" values, to indicate 
positive and negative infinity, as XML Schema allows.

Moved isXMLWhitespace() method from private in XMLOutputter to public in

Clarified XMLOutputter behavior with newlines and indents:
   setIndent(" ") means newlines and " " indents
   setIndent("") means newlines and "" indents
   setIndent(null) means no newlines and no indents

Added set/getIgnoringBoundaryWhitespace() methods and features to 
SAXBuilder and SAXHandler.

Added a string constant for the JDOM_OBJECT_MODEL_URI used by JAXP 1.3. 
  It deserves being part of the public API.

Fixed bug in SAXOutputter where default namespaces would be declared as
xmlns:="" with a spurious colon.

Fixed bug when using attributes without a namespace and outputting to a

Removing check that a comment not start with a hyphen. A careful reading 
of production 15 in the XML 1.0 spec indicates leading hyphens are in 
fact allowed.

Fixed bug where outputFragment() on SAXOutputter could cause a
NullPointerException because the locator would be null during the call.

Fixed bug where serializing ElementFilter causes a NullPointerException 
if the filter has no assigned namespace

Fixed some subtle bad behaviors in listIterator.add() logic, using brand 
new iterator logic.

Allowed a String to be passed to ContentList.add(int, Object).

Simplified JDOMAbout and renamed info.xml to jdom-info.xml, so
getResourceAsStream() won't suffer any name collision.

Fixed tiny issue where CDATA could be set with illegal character content.

Added logic to escape some special characters in namespace URIs.

Fixed bug where the attribute type would change on a setAttribute() call.

Improved performance on Namespace handling.

Improved and clarified Javadocs.


P.S.  You can now search the JDOM mailing list history at 
http://jdom.markmail.org.  (MarkMail is my latest project.)

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