Sun's XML Classes

David Brownell db at Eng.Sun.COM
Mon Nov 30 21:06:50 GMT 1998

Rob Williams wrote:
> I downloaded the Early Access of the Sun classes and they work ok, so far
> for what I've wanted to do with them. My question is, has anyone else found
> that you end up writing a lot of ugly code to get simple things done?

That's basically what you get from using the W3C APIs directly.  Some of
what you're doing is more or less pretty-printing ... which the next
version will do for you automatically.

Also, as noted, helper methods are not only Your Good Friends but are
generally good style anyway!

- Dave

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