Re: DESIGN PROPOSAL: Java XMLIterator
Clark C . Evans wrote: > You are proposing a hierarchical iterator (just as SAX is > a hierarchical visitor). I would keep the iterator > "flat" and go over a single list of children. My basic objection to this style is that if the XML document is arbitrarily deeply nested, your code has to be too: elements within elements are represented in the code as loops within loops. Alternatively, you have to use an explicit stack to keep track of the current Iterator object. > The above interface is very similar to the "C" call > level interface for YAML I just snarfed the YAML spec today and look forward to reading it. -- Not to perambulate || John Cowan <jcowan@r...> the corridors || http://www.reutershealth.com during the hours of repose || http://www.ccil.org/~cowan in the boots of ascension. \\ Sign in Austrian ski-resort hotel
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