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   Re: Streaming XML and SAX

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  • From: Walter Underwood <wunder@infoseek.com>
  • To: Tom Harding <tomh@thinlink.com>, XML-Dev Mailing list <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Feb 1999 13:43:11 -0800

At 12:42 PM 2/24/99 -0800, Tom Harding wrote:
>David Megginson wrote:
>> 1. Use a non-XML mechanism for separating XML packets -- that way,
>>    there's not a tight dependency between the stream-handler and the
>>    parser (the stream handler knows the bounds of each packet without
>>    doing any XML parsing).
>What bit sequence would you use as a separator and how would you ensure 
>that no conceivable encoding would produce it spuriously?

This may be going out on a limb, but what about:

200 OK HTTP/1.1
Content-type: text/xml
Content-length: ...

Nah, it'll never work.

Walter R. Underwood
wunder@best.com (home)
http://software.infoseek.com/cce/ (my product)

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