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- From: Miles Sabin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: David Megginson <email@example.com>, XMLDev list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 14:51:53 -0000
David Megginson wrote,
> We've talked in the past about supplying better DOM support in
> SAX2 through features and properties. There are two options:
> 1. Pull
I don't think I like this much. Unless I've misunderstood
you're proposing that we hide a DOM-walking SAX event
generator behind a SAX property. I can't really see the
benefit of that. Why would you want to access such a thing
via this route rather than by simply creating one directly,
XMLReader reader = new DOMXMLReader(someDocument);
The earlier proposals I remember seemed more aimed at simply
allowing access to the current DOM node from a Document/Content
Handler. That seems reasonable, (tho' I'm having trouble
thinking of any real applications).
> 2. Push
> [snip: DOMHandler]
> This saves a lot of unnecessary hashtable lookups.
Could you elaborate on that a bit?
Miles Sabin Cromwell Media
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