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  • From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
  • To: hassan.hussein@zurich.com
  • Date: Sun, 04 Apr 1999 17:20:58 +0200

hassan.hussein@zurich.com wrote:

> What exactly does DOM do and how does it work with XML parsers?
Its a spec for an event-oriented interface to the parsing process

> What exactly does SAX  do and how does it work with XML parsers?
Its a spec for an object oriented inteface to the parse tree, after
parsing has been done

> What exactly does SAXON do and how does it work with XML parsers?
Its an implementation, not a spec.

> Does a parser have to have DOM in order to work?
> Does a parser have to have SAX in order to work?
No. But they are both useful and desirable things to have, and more can
be done if they are both suported.

> What do you use in order to create an XML document programmatically?
Whatever you want.


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