OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: [xml-dev] XML Parser vs. XML Processor?

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

Webber, Andrew scripsit:

> Is there anywhere a description of the difference (if any) between an XML
> parser and an XML processor?

There is none.

I don't know why the XML Rec authors chose to use "processor", perhaps because
it does a bit more than parsing properly so called: it normalizes attribute
values and does some global validation (in validating mode).

"Do I contradict myself?                        John Cowan
Very well then, I contradict myself.            jcowan@reutershealth.com
I am large, I contain multitudes.               http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
        --Walt Whitman, _Leaves of Grass_       http://www.reutershealth.com


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS