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   RE: [xml-dev] SAX for Binary Encodings (preserving investment) (ASN.1 an

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Bob Foster wrote:
> Bob Wyman wrote:
>  >...
>  >     Fortunately, it appears that Objective Systems already 
> provides a
>  > SAX-like interface for ASN.1 defined binary encodings and 
> OSS Nokalva  > is working on a SAX interface for ASN.1 
> defined encodings. There is a  > paper that talks about the 
> Objective Systems implementation at:  > 
> http://www.obj-sys.com/docs/ASN1CEventHandlersWhitePaper.pdf
> This is a good thing to point to if you want to convince people that 
> ASN.1 can't handle "real XML". Where are the attributes, processing 
> instructions, etc.?
> However, assuming all of SAX *could* be implemented...

It can certainly be implemented.  SAX 2, in particular, can.

The solution pointed to is not the sole possible solution.  True SAX 2 has
huge advantages over a SAX-alike.



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