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- From: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2000 13:59:42 -0500
Terje Norderhaug wrote:
> For each namespace, the parser may use a weak hashtable indexed on
I think that requiring weak references is unreasonable for a cross-platform
> The implementation results in that each namespace has its own copy of the
I agree that this would be a useful property, and I suggest that it
be exposed as a standard SAX2 feature, perhaps named "names-interned-namespaces".
> Parts of the namespace handling in SAX can be simplified if it can assume
> that the parsers interns each name in its own namespace. It can eliminate
> the need for passing namespace information as a separate argument to
> methods or encoded in the name string.
Unless there is a mechanism for recovering the namespace name from the
name, this will not work well, as application behavior will depend on
particular namespace names.
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