notes on sax

David Megginson ak117 at
Wed Jan 7 01:50:54 GMT 1998

David Ornstein writes:

 > >There is clear agreement for providing support beyond Java,
 >  There is?  I haven't heard that yet.  I've heard that some people
 > would like it (me, for example), but I haven't heard collectively
 > that we've decided one way or the other.

Yes, just before Christmas we agreed on the list that SAX would not
contain anything that precludes non-Java OO implementations; in
particular, nothing in SAX will require dynamic type-checking.  Since
then, we have also agreed that SAX will not rely on any Java-specific
classes such as or java.lang.Dictionary (though the Java
implementation itself will, of course use any classes that make

All the best,


David Megginson                 ak117 at
Microstar Software Ltd.         dmeggins at

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