JAXP is an API. xml-apis.jar is a jar containing these interfaces.

Have you looked at the website [1] or mailing list archives [2]? Usually a good idea to review those when you're new to a project. Lots of answers to questions you may have are already there.


[1] http://xml.apache.org/commons/components/external/index.html
[2] http://xml-commons.markmail.org/

Michael Glavassevich
XML Parser Development
IBM Toronto Lab
E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com

E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org

Richard <wrongch@gmail.com> wrote on 02/17/2009 03:15:38 AM:

> Hello, I am a newbie.

> I am wondering what's the difference between JAXP and xml-apis?
> Are they the same thing?
> It is shipped in jdk1.4+, why to set up a new project?
> Just for users of jdk 1.3 and earlier?