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   Re: SAX: Method Name Collisions

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  • From: David Megginson <ak117@freenet.carleton.ca>
  • To: xml-dev Mailing List <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Apr 1998 16:22:26 -0400

Tim Bray writes:

 > At 10:12 AM 13/04/98 -0400, David Megginson wrote:
 > >The first, "getAttributeListLength", is the ugliest.  It is simple to
 > >avoid this problem by creating a separate class for SAXAttributeList,
 > >rather than implementing it in the main driver -- what does everyone
 > >else think about this question?
 > Well, yes.  But I thought you were dead set against having any
 > extra classes? -Tim

If I'd stuck with this, there would still be only two interfaces in
SAX: the parser and the handler.

What I'm talking about here, though, is an extra class in a specific
parser's implementation.  Most SAX parsers will implement SAXParser,
SAXAttributeList, and SAXLocator with the same class; they are free,
however, to use a separate class for each if method-name collisions
become a problem.

All the best,


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

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