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RE: Regular Fragmentations
- From: Jonathan Borden <email@example.com>
- To: "Simon St.Laurent" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
- Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 09:12:14 -0400
Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> Back in April I suggested that regular expressions might be a useful
> tool for fragmenting XML 'molecule' content into smaller pieces which
> could then be processed as 'atoms':
> I've finally found the time to put together an implementation of this
> approach, building a SAX2 filter which uses an XML configuration file
> and the regular expression support built into the Xerces parser. As
> content passes through the filter, elements identified by the
> configuration file are processed and broken down into smaller elements
> using rules built on regular expressions.
This is terrific. I will use this.
> This filter is written in Java (1.3) and requires the Xerces parser.
> Comments, suggestions, and contributions are welcome, either privately
> or to the xml-dev mailing list.
I agree that it would be nice if this were to be parser independent.