JDOM is an open source, pure Java API for reading, writing, and manipulating XML documents. This section provides complete signatures for the documented, public parts of JDOM, with the single exception of the org.jdom.adapters package, which is really intended only for internal use in JDOM.


The org.jdom package contains the core classes that JDOM uses to model the XML tree, one class per node type, as well as some generically useful classes such as Verifier and JDOMException.


JDOM is not finished at the time of this writing. This appendix is based on an early development release of JDOM beta 9, current as of May 17, 2002. I expect some of the details here to change before JDOM is released. (In fact, I'm actively lobbying ...

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