SAX: Document Start and End (question 1 of 10)

David Megginson ak117 at
Sun Jan 4 22:32:26 GMT 1998

Tim Bray writes:

 > Why?  The PI is 'before' the doc in any meaningful sense... so they
 > get some PI events before they get the startDocument event.  Is this
 > a problem? -Tim

Not a serious one, but it is an inconvenience -- in my original
proposal, startDocument would be guaranteed to be the first event
called (thus, it would be a convenient place to allocation structures,

All the best,


David Megginson                 ak117 at
Microstar Software Ltd.         dmeggins at

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