Re: To tree, or not to tree ...(was Re: The subsetti
mc@x... (Mike Champion) writes: >>> You claimed that a parser *has* to model the XML instance as a tree. >>> DOM-type parsers do, but SAX-type parsers just don't. >> >> No, I didn't. But I can see the tree from the maps :) > >Ooooh, this is getting into deep philosophical territory ... "If a >tree grows from the SAX forest but there is no one there to see it, is >it still a 'tree'????" <grin> Sometimes I want to treat it as a tree, sometimes I don't. As long as no one tells me that it must be a tree, I don't really care. Seems easier that way. -- Simon St.Laurent Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets Errors, errors, all fall down! http://simonstl.com -- http://monasticxml.org
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