SAX: 1998-04-18 pre-release

David Megginson ak117 at
Sun Apr 19 04:34:25 BST 1998

One of the last pre-releases of the Java reference version of SAX is
available from the following URLs:

Core Distribution (including ROADMAP.txt):

Drivers for Lark and MSXML:

Simple Demos:

Changes from 1998-04-16 to 1998-04-18:

- added InputSource class to hold a public id, system id, byte stream,
  and/or character stream 

- added a ByteStream interface, similar to CharacterStream

- modified methods in Parser and EntityResolver to support the new

- added Java-specific helpers ByteStreamAdapter and InputStreamAdapter

- modified sample Lark and MSXML drivers so that they can support byte
  streams and character streams (though not very efficiently)

All the best,


David Megginson                 ak117 at
Microstar Software Ltd.         dmeggins at

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