YAXPAPI (Yet Another XML Parser API)- an XDEV proposal

Tim Bray tbray at textuality.com
Sun Dec 14 02:21:24 GMT 1997

At 09:01 PM 13/12/97 -0500, David Megginson wrote:
>I have worried about this myself.  My design goal with Ælfred has been
>to limit myself to two class files: one for the parser itself, and one
>for the interface for the callbacks -- hence the separate event for
>attributes.  This decision has forced some pretty severely hacked-up
>internal code accompanied by very careful documentation.

Hmm, isn't this what JAR and so on are for?  Seems like an awfully 
severe design constraint.  I certainly agree with "small" as a design
goal, but it seems like limiting class file count carries a pretty
high price. - Tim

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