[jdom-interest] JDOM 1.1.1 release candidate

Brad Cox bcox at virtualschool.edu
Thu Jul 23 18:09:55 PDT 2009

> From: Brad Cox <bradjcox at gmail.com>
> Date: July 23, 2009 8:21:56 PM EDT
> To: Jason Hunter <jhunter at servlets.com>
> Cc: Brad Cox <bradjcox at gmail.com>, jdom interest <jdom-interest at jdom.org 
> >
> Subject: Re: [jdom-interest] JDOM 1.1.1 release candidate
> I tried that and yes it works. Problem is, there's maven in the  
> middle wanting to use the one in the mvn repository, the one with  
> the toy classes that break OSGI. I tried to convey some of the  
> frustration in the graphic at http://bradjcox.blogspot.com re:  
> monolithic tools with trailer hitches. Hitch enough of those  
> together (eclipse, maven, osgi, jdom) and you get something  
> impossible to drive. I worked around it by finding a DOM replacement  
> that works with OSGI. XOM as I recall, this was awhile ago.
> On Jul 23, 2009, at 5:27 PM, Jason Hunter wrote:
>> JDOM itself doesn't use any classes in the default namespace.   
>> There's a JDOMAbout class (and two inner classes) that are used for  
>> some extraneous functionality.  Why don't you remove those from the  
>> JAR and see if it works for ya.  If so we could do a later release  
>> removing them.  They're just a toy feature.
>> -jh-
>> On Jul 23, 2009, at 4:52 AM, Brad Cox wrote:
>>> Jason, FYI the reason I stopped using JDOM after years of  
>>> satisfied use was inability to make it coexist with OSGI. As I  
>>> recall, the problem was trivial; 2-3 classes in the default  
>>> namespace which gives OSGI fits. Been awhile since I've looked tho.
>>> On Jul 23, 2009, at 3:52 AM, Jason Hunter wrote:
>>>> I just posted a release candidate for JDOM 1.1.1.  I'd appreciate  
>>>> people giving it a test to confirm there's nothing problematic  
>>>> about this, before I make it an official release.  I'd especially  
>>>> like your review if you're (a) an expert on surrogate pairs, (b)  
>>>> use a lot of XPath, (c) have deployments on JDK 1.2/1.3/1.4, or  
>>>> (d) really push the speed of XMLOutputter and can confirm the  
>>>> surrogate pair work hasn't slowed you down noticeably.  Email me  
>>>> privately with reports of success, or publicly on jdom-interest  
>>>> with any issues.
>>>> http://jdom.org/dist/binary/jdom-1.1.1-rc1.zip
>>>> http://jdom.org/dist/binary/jdom-1.1.1-rc1.tar.gz
>>>> Here's what's new:
>>>> Fixed a synchronization issue in the Namespace class that could  
>>>> cause a
>>>> hang when doing concurrent builds.
>>>> Added output support for Unicode surrogate pairs.
>>>> Added a new flag on SAXBuilder named setFastReconfigure() which,  
>>>> when set,
>>>> can speed reconfiguration by skipping repeated attempts to set  
>>>> features that
>>>> are determined not to be present on a parser.  Useful when doing  
>>>> many builds
>>>> per second.
>>>> Updated the provided Jaxen library from a modified Jaxen 1.0 to  
>>>> the latest
>>>> which is Jaxen 1.1.1.
>>>> Added reflection code in the error reporting system to support  
>>>> Android's
>>>> Dalvik VM which doesn't have the java.rmi.* classes.
>>>> -jh-
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