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   Re: SAX2 Event Sequence [Was: Re: SAX2: relative ordering ofstartDocumen

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  • From: David Megginson <david@megginson.com>
  • To: Michael Fuller <msf@io.mds.rmit.edu.au>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2000 13:09:25 -0500 (EST)

Michael Fuller writes:

 > I'm not sure if that's the case. I've partially wrapped SP and (without
 > actually checking ;-), I've got a funny feeling that it may not always
 > report DTD events in lexical order. Regardless, given that a DTD is loosely
 > unordered (other than needing to define entities before their use), is there
 > any useful reason to constrain parsers to a lexical ordering of DTD events?

I don't think so, but I think that they should be properly nested in
start/endEntity events (or maybe not -- do people care?).

All the best,


David Megginson                 david@megginson.com

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