RE: DESIGN PROPOSAL: Java XMLIterator
> -----Original Message----- > From: John Cowan [mailto:jcowan@r...] > Sent: maandag 17 december 2001 23:12 > To: xml-dev@l... > Subject: DESIGN PROPOSAL: Java XMLIterator > > > We currently have two base-level APIs for XML processing in > the Java world: DOM and its variant JDOM, which build in-memory > trees, and SAX, which pushes a stream of events to application > event-handling methods. > > This is a first design for XMLIterator, a third base-level API > which allows an application to pull content from XML. This > avoids the memory demand and navigation issues of DOM, and > is a more straightforward programming model than SAX, which > requires magic data connections between the event handlers in > order to maintain application state. XMLIterator extends > the familiar Iterator interface, so it models an XML document > as a linear collection of partially specified nodes. Just a dumb and un-educated question: is this comparable/overlapping/competing/inspiredby/complementary with the work on the XML Pull Parser (http://www.extreme.indiana.edu/soap/xpp/)? Steven Noels http://outerthought.org/ (+32)478 292900
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