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  • From: David Megginson <ak117@freenet.carleton.ca>
  • To: "xml-dev Mailing List" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 19:54:53 -0500

Don Park writes:

 > I think we have four choices at this point:
 > 1. Leave SAX alone!
 > 2. Add some but as little as possible.
 > 3. Go nuts and let SAX bloat as the months go by.
 > 4. Start EZ-SAX (sorry, I couln't help it.  David picked a name ready-made
 > for puns) package to complement SAX.
 > Personally, I am all for EZ-SAX ;-p.

I think that it will be a wonderful idea for people to implement
higher-level, programmer-friendly stuff on top of SAX.  Exactly what
_is_ programmer friendly will depend on the programming language, so I
agree that the helper classes should stay out of the SAX core, but I
encourage any efforts to make SAX programmers' lives easier (as Don
has done with SAXDOM).

All the best,


David Megginson                 ak117@freenet.carleton.ca
Microstar Software Ltd.         dmeggins@microstar.com

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