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   Re: Why SAX needs namespace support

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  • From: james anderson <James.Anderson@mecomnet.de>
  • To: "xml-dev@ic.ac.uk" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 17:45:14 +0100

Why not permit the application to bind an instance to perform the respective
operations. It's more powerful and no harder to implement or to use?

david@megginson.com wrote:
> Michael.Kay@icl.com writes:
>  > Perhaps a setOption(option, flag) interface would be more extensible.
> I could live with this, but only if the options were namespace
> qualified, i.e.
> try {
>   parser.setOption("http://xml.org/sax/features/validation", true);
>   parser.setOption("http://xml.org/sax/features/namespaces", false);
>   parser.setOption("http://xml.org/sax/features/entity-expansion", true);
>   parser.setOption("http://simonstl.org/ns/sax/xlink", true);
> } catch (SAXUnsupportedFeatureException e) {
>   System.err.println("This parser ain't up to snuff -- try another!");
> }

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