Elliotte Rusty Harold says, "You can't read the JavaDoc documentation for the Element class in JDOM, without saying, 'There's just so much here.' It's just too big. I would prefer not to provide so many convenience methods."
Read this Artima.com interview with Elliotte Rusty Harold:http://www.artima.com/intv/jdom.html
What do you think of Elliotte Rusty Harold's comments about JDOM?