RE: Announcement: SAX2 1999-06-01 alpha release for Java
David Megginson wrote, > Miles Sabin writes: > > Is there any chance of us changing that? How about > > an alternative start tag reporting interface which > > reports, > > > > startOpenElement(String name); > > startAttribute(String name); > > attributeCharacters(char chars, int off, int len); > > endAttribute(String name); > > endOpenElement(String name); > > The trouble is that this would benefit relatively few > people and make life harder for all the rest. The > more we discuss these issues, the more I think that > SAX shouldn't try to be all things to all people -- > perhaps we should let the 'S' continue to stand for > 'Simple', and target only the 80% (or 98%, more > likely) who care mainly about the Holy Trinity of > elements, attributes, and character data. Fair enough, though presumably there's enough room to support this sort of functionality via the extension mechanism. Any takers? Cheers, Miles -- Miles Sabin Cromwell Media Internet Systems Architect 5/6 Glenthorne Mews +44 (0)181 410 2230 London, W6 0LJ msabin@c... England xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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