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Bob Wyman wrote:
> You are wrong. As pointed out above, what I'm suggesting has
> nothing to do with XML. I assume that people processing XML data would
> not use the "SAD" extensions. What I'm discussing is how to handle
> non-XML data in a manner which has been proven to be useful after long
> and extensive experience in the XML community. The hope is to share
> the knowledge and experience gained in the XML world with others and
> to enable a broader range of applications to exploit the XML toolset
> in dealing with non-XML encodings. I can't see why this is a bad
> thing. Can you please explain why this is bad?
I'm not Elliotte, but I think your position can be described as
dissonant. On one hand this proposal has "nothing to do with XML".
On the other hand it requires extensions to key XML parsing
technology. Can you please explain why this is good?
But as I said, your use case seems to want an event based api that
returns byte not char.
Bill de hÓra