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   Re: SAX Namespaces? ContentHandlers? Jobs.

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  • From: David Megginson <david@megginson.com>
  • To: XML-DEV <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: 06 Apr 2000 16:11:13 -0400

"Ean R . Schuessler" <ean@novare.net> writes:

> Well, here is a somewhat stupid example but an example none the less.
> What if you want to do something like query a ContentHandler for its
> underlying OutputStream, if it has one? 

It's hard to think of a good reason for that -- do users really want
libraries poking around inside their implementations?

> Another application that would be useful would be querying the
> "parent" of the ContentHandler for its last modification time. 

The parent in which direction?  Do you mean the parent in the filter
chain, or the superclass?  If you mean the parent in the filter chain,
that *is* allowed in SAX2.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david@megginson.com

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