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   Re: [xml-dev] Article on JAXP 1.3 "Fast and Easy XML Processing"

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Dare Obasanjo wrote:

> So given the choice of methods that take useless interfaces (since they
> have to cast to get anything useful) and APIs with lots of overloaded
> methods that support a rich set of data sources, why would you think the
> former is better? 

Because it'll be more elegant to add metadata onto Source objects than 
continue with parametric polymorphism. It's hard not to conclude a 
fundamental abstraction is missing when a class has that many overloaded 



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