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7/16/2002 9:02:25 AM, Elliotte Rusty Harold <email@example.com> wrote:
>At 2:14 PM -0400 7/15/02, Mike Champion wrote:
>Please remember that you absolutely can switch parsers. JDOM supports
>just about any SAX2 parser on the planet.
That's a good point. I meant you have only one implementation
of the JDOM API itself.
>Be that as it may, I'm coming to realize that an interface-based
>solution is fundamentally wrong for XML read-write APIs.
You wouldn't want to elaborate on that would you? That would seem to
have some fairly deep implications for a lot of OO design patterns ...
Is there something about XML that makes it particularly inappropriate
for interfaces rather than classes?
I wish I had plans / could afford to be in New York on 9/17!