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   Re: [xml-dev] JSR 206 and SAX

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Norman Walsh" <ndw@nwalsh.com>
To: <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 12:25 PM

> | It isn't. You're right. This should be setFeature on the XMLReader.
> | There is no setFeature on XMLReaderFactory.
> Our thinking was that normalization checking can be pretty expensive
> and you might want to have the factory return entirely different
> classes if the feature was enabled. Asking an XMLReader to reconfigure
> itself to do normalization checking seemed like it might be a burden.

One could say the same about validation.
I am not saying that you are wrong - I actually agree with you.
It's also a matter of consistency, I guess.



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