Re: String interning (WAS: SAX2/Java: Towards a final form)
At 12:41 PM 1/13/00 -0800, David Brownell wrote: >"Clark C. Evans" wrote: >> >> There are going to be lots of server side filter >> architectures using the SAX interface which may >> not do this. Indeed, I'd say that the "parser" >> interface is mis-named. It's really an "emitter". >> And I'd go so far to say that in a few years, >> 99% of the "emitters" out there won't be parsers! > >I sort of hope so. XML data models shouldn't be >forced to stop right above parsing; it's not always >appropriate. It should certainly be possible to >assemble pipelines of components which may optionally >be sourced by a parser, but don't need to be. This is a serious concern for me - I'd be happy to see the terminology change from 'parser' to 'emitter' - it'd make explaining the inputs and outputs on SAX2 ParserFilters a lot easier. Funny how much rides in a name. Simon St.Laurent XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed. Building XML Applications Inside XML DTDs: Scientific and Technical Cookies / Sharing Bandwidth http://www.simonstl.com 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/ or CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 Please note: New list subscriptions now closed in preparation for transfer to OASIS.
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