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- To: Dare Obasanjo <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
- Subject: RE: Re: [xml-dev] What should TrAX look like? (Was: Re: [xml-dev] Article on JAXP 1.3 "Fast and Easy XML Processing")
- From: Prakash Yamuna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 14:08:12 -0800 (PST)
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I don't think I am disagreeing with you on the benefit
it brings to the table today. I am just disagreeing on
the benefit it MAY bring in the future. [That is where
I don't quite connect with your statement on it being
similar to java.lang.Object]
Of course the thought that Source may evolve - maybe
wishful thinking on my part:-(
--- Dare Obasanjo <email@example.com> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Prakash Yamuna [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Friday, February 18, 2005 1:07 PM
> > To: Dare Obasanjo; email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: [xml-dev] What should TrAX look like?
> (Was: Re:
> > [xml-dev] Article on JAXP 1.3 "Fast and Easy XML
> > I find Source more useful - sure it is very light
> weight and
> > has little value.
> > But what it has done is put a stake in the ground
> so to speak.
> > Everybody who implements Source will adhere to the
> What interface? If you get something that implements
> Source, all you
> know is that you can ask it for its System
> identifier. How is that a
> useful contract to enforce? I might as well just
> accept java.lang.Object
> and ask for its type which is how most APIs that
> accept Source as input
> have to work anyway.
> > This becomes very useful from an evolution
> perspective. The
> > reason it is underspecified is a lot of models
> have disparate
> > needs and there has been no common agreement on
> how they can
> > expose it.
> Translation: Source isn't any more useful than just
> PITHY WORDS OF WISDOM
> No matter how long or how hard you shop for an item,
> after you've bought
> it, it will be on sale somewhere cheaper.
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