Re: SAX characters event and external entities
On 4 Mar 2003, K. Ari Krupnikov wrote: > SAX parsers may return all contiguous character data in a single > chunk, or they may split it into several chunks; however, all of the > characters in any single event must come from the same external entity > so that the Locator provides useful information.  > > How much of a "violation" would it be to have a caching XMLFilter that > would report all contiguous character data in a single event, > including across entity boundaries? None, as long as the XMLFilter makes clear that that is what it is doing. I think it would be a violation for an implementation of XMLReader to do this, but filters aren't readers, they are, well, filters. // Gregory Murphy <Gregory.Murphy@s...>
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