RFC: Simple XML Event-Based API for Java

Peter Murray-Rust peter at ursus.demon.co.uk
Wed Dec 17 20:28:16 GMT 1997

At 10:35 17/12/97 -0800, Tim Bray wrote:
>Oops; and I forgot the IMPORTANT one: I don't see any point in doing
>this if there isn't also an ultra-simple tree interface supporting
>only Element, Attribute, and Text classes.  Because this is what most
>people will use, especially given that a high proportion of XML
>transmissions will be small flattish documents; why should everyone
>have to build their own tree. -Tim

Yes - this is really important, because it fixes the terminology.  We also
know whether we have a Vector of children or some other model.


Peter Murray-Rust, Director Virtual School of Molecular Sciences, domestic
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