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Re: XMLLight - What do you think?
- From: Patrick Ohl <Patrick.Ohl@o-h-l.de>
- To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 12:03:21 +0200
Hi again Vadim,
Well, I just wrote my anwser to SUN's XML mailing list. But I have to
admit that I think neither Announcements nor Cross-Postings are very
apprechiated on XML-Dev.
P.S.: For the folks who are interested, here my reply from SUN's XML
Why do you post this in this anonymous manner? Why no name below the
mail? Why the hotmail account? Why not your normal mail address
Marketing as usual, ha? (I personaly know how hard it is to get some
hits on your page. My own is up now for couple of month and some 300
guys only clicked it...)
Never mind. Announcement are not forbidden in this mailing list (as far
as I know). <<
see above >>
If you like to hear my humble opinion, take a seat.
Everyone who reads the "Limitation" section on the project page, knows
what XMLLight is good for... (Maybe it can be used in some fields
as Applets or so.)
I think the API is worse than DOM (what I personally don't like). It
seems to me that all 17 (or so) DOM interfaces are mingled up in one
If your programming changed by it, I don't know if it changed for good.
DOM s not very object-orientated as you cannot add functionality to the
nodes/elements/data. I don't see any advantage for XMLLight there.
And btw. I don't trust implementations consisting of one single class
(not even inner classes) to be good programming style. Java is an
object-orientate language, so use the advantages of it!
Vadim, sorry for the bad critics, but you asked for it.
May the source be with you!
Vadim Permyakov wrote:
> XMLLight - What do you think?
> The SoftCorporation LLC. releases FREE TINY Java API to provide limited XML
> support for distributed applications. XMLLight is a 100% pure Java library.
> The size of xmllight.jar file is less then 8 KB.
> XMLLight aims to combine the small size, speed and easy of use - all in one.
> The home page for the XMLLight project can be found in the SoftCorporation
> LLC. Web site http://www.softcorporation.com/products/xmllight.
> XMLLight handles well large XML documents and it does not require a lot of
> Since I started using it - all my style of programming changed. Instead of
> creating Java classes I'm using XMLLight Elements...
> So, what do you think about it?