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- From: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- To: XML Dev <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 16:47:41 -0400
Tyler Baker wrote:
> Sorry my confusion lies in that parsing refers to taking data of one unmanageable
> form and converting it into a manageable form.
> Parsing a DOM tree is an oxymoron IMHO unless
> you are converting the DOM tree into some other tree.
No, what I have is code that converts a DOM *tree* into a
SAX *event stream*. The result is "manageable" to applications
that expect SAX events.
For example, you can use the non-API methods of Docuverse DOM SDK
(or any other Java DOM implementation that supports SAX)
in cooperation with a real SAX parser to capture an XML document
as a DOM tree. You can then use DOMParser to generate those same
SAX parse events repeatedly by walking the tree repeatedly.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
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