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On Thu, 2004-12-30 at 23:56 +0000, Miles Sabin wrote:
> Uche Ogbuji wrote,
> > On Thu, 2004-12-30 at 23:08 +0000, Miles Sabin wrote:
> > > Uche Ogbuji wrote,
> > >
> > > > I can imagine a SAX impl sending multiple startElement('label')
> > > > events in parallel.
> > >
> > > This wouldn't be a SAX parser ... the only ContentHandlers
> > > implementations which would work with it would be ones that were
> > > explicitly coded to expect that kind of behaviour.
> > I don't understand this point. Of course such a SAX parser would be
> > to a non-parallelized SAX parser much as a Java SAX parser is to a
> > Python SAX. You can't share implementations from one to another.
> > SAX has never been cross-platform in anything except for vague name.
> Cross-platform? Who said anything about cross-platform? What you're
> suggesting would prevent interoperability between parsers on the same
You define "platform" however you like. It's not relevant to the issue.
If I can't invoke a Python ContentHandler from a Java driver while both
are running on the same Fedora Core 3 Linux installation (does that
count as same platform?), why is this a lesser interoperability failure
than the possible inability to run a use a parallelized driver with an
Uche Ogbuji Fourthought, Inc.
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