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   Re: String interning (WAS: SAX2/Java: Towards a final form)

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  • From: David Megginson <david@megginson.com>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: 15 Jan 2000 15:18:09 -0500

Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> writes:

> At 12:13 PM 1/14/00 -0800, David Brownell wrote:

> >The reason not to mandate it is that there are non-parser
> >applictions of SAX, where it's unreasonable to demand that
> >the event source guarantee such interning.
> Really?  Could you expand on that? 
> Mind you, this debate on what is really a fairly minor piece of SAX
> is probably coming approaching a negative cost-benefit ratio.

I'm willing to listen for a couple more days before flipping a coin.

I'll be ready for a SAX2 beta release in a few days, by the way -- I
already have it running here (through a ParserAdapter) happily spewing 
out what looks like correct Namespace-related stuff.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david@megginson.com

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