Jonathan Robie jwrobie at
Mon Dec 29 16:21:18 GMT 1997

At 01:46 PM 12/28/97, Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
>At 07:42 27/12/97 -0500, David Megginson wrote:
>>In other words, a DOM builder would be just another an event-based
>>SAX-J application.
>This suggests that implementers of the DOM (or other tree-related
>interfaces) will build on top of SAX-J. IFF you/we can persuade them of
>this, then great. If not, then there might be a tendency for SAX-J to
>atrophy after the DOM.
There will always be applications that prefer an event-based API, and they
may never want to or need to convert to a tree view. It would be nice to
have a standardized event-based API in addition to the standardized
tree-based API that the DOM provides...


jonathan at
Texcel Research

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