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   re: DOM vs. SAX??? Nah.

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  • From: David Megginson <david@megginson.com>
  • To: XML List <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Feb 1999 13:57:20 -0500 (EST)

Clark Evans writes:

 > Neet-O.  I heard this quote
 > > SAX is just a way to populate DOM, it's at lower level.
 > a while back and it gave me convulsions.  Glad to hear the 
 > real-world experience.   *smile*

Or, to turn it on its head, DOM is just a way to cache SAX events in
memory.  Both statements are, of course, equally silly.

As part of my SAX documentation from a year ago, I wrote a short piece 
on this topic:


All the best,


David Megginson                 david@megginson.com

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