SAX: Processing Instructions (question 6 of 10)

Peter Murray-Rust peter at
Sat Jan 3 19:35:21 GMT 1998

At 13:12 03/01/98 -0500, David Megginson wrote:
>Should SAX implement a callback for processing instructions?

YES - essential

>- processing instructions are required for most proposed XML-related
>  standards, including XSL and architectural forms;

It seems likely that they will also be used in namespace declarations.
Note, however that there is no proposal for the internal representation of
PIs other than the two components mentioned by DavidM. I support returning


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