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Re: [xml-dev] Mixed SAX-DOM parsing

Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> writes:

> At 02:57 PM 26/09/01 -0500, Devsphere wrote:
> >Devsphere.com announces the availability of SAXDOMIX, 
> >a FREE Open-Source Java framework for scalable XML parsing and 
> >transforming based on standard APIs (SAX, DOM and JAXP).
> >
> >The framework can forward SAX events or DOM sub-trees during 
> >the parsing 
> Heh heh.  The world's first ever XML parser was a Java program
> named Lark, which would build a tree with objects of class
> Element and so on - or it would feed you an event stream where 
> the handlers were passed objects of type Element and so on.

As long as we're playing 'can you top this', not only has our LT 
XML toolkit [1] offered the facility of alternating between streaming
and object-based access to XML documents since 1998, but its
predecessor LT NSL [2], first released in 1995, provided this facility 
for a streaming version of SGML we called at the time 'Normalised


[1] http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/software/xml/
[2] http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~dmck/Papers/sgml-europe-96/
  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
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