YAXPAPI (Yet Another XML Parser API)- an XDEV proposal
ser at javalab.uoregon.edu
Mon Dec 15 22:11:38 GMT 1997
On 14 Dec, Mark L. Fussell wrote:
> [Did you post these replies also? I don't yet see them from the list.]
Uh, probably not. Sorry.
> > If you can look at your code and see Objects, you should go ahead and extract
> > them out into smaller classes. OOP is going to benefit you and anyone
> > else who is going to be reading and modifying your code in six months.
> Although I would normally encourage this I think we are [or I am] on a
> slightly more esoteric "size-management" optimization topic for a very
> particular case of an ultra-small, fast-download, XML parser. In any
> other case, ignore what I said about file sizes and just design really
> nice clean OO software.
Yes, especially when we're dealing with web distributed packages.
The argument to not use jar files because of their non-portability (in
that not everybody supports them yet) has weight, but will again become
increasingly insignificant as platforms become Java 1.1 conformant.
Unless I am mistaken, jar file support is part of the required core Java
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