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   RE: [xml-dev] re: XML SIG 17 September: Elliotte Rusty Harold on What's

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Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:

> >Sure you can, by consuming ContentHandler instead of implementing it.
> >In fact, this use of SAX is MUCH more intuitive than for reading 
> >documents.
> You can do a lot of things by consuming ContentHandler, but none of
> that is a  part of SAX. SAX is a read-only API on top of which many
> applications can be built. Don't confuse the application you built
> with SAX itself.

Since when is SAX a "read-only API"? SAX is simply a suite of interface
definitions for programmatically representing XML documents. Why does it
matter what side of the interface you're on? It's still SAX.



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