This package defines a public API for constructing trees; it represents trees-under-construction
using a lightweight immutable data structure called a sapling; once construction of a sapling
tree is complete, it can be copied to form a fully-functional XDM tree in the form of an
An overview of the API can be found in the Javadoc for class SaplingNode.
Class Summary Class Description SaplingCommentA comment node in a sapling tree SaplingDocumentA document node in a sapling tree. SaplingElementAn element node on a sapling tree. SaplingNodeThis class represents a sapling node. SaplingProcessingInstructionA processing-instruction node in a sapling tree SaplingsThis is a non-instantiable class holding a number of convenience methods for creating sapling nodes of different kinds. SaplingText