SAX: Java Package org.xml.sax

Antony Blakey antony at
Wed Jan 14 01:41:06 GMT 1998

Toby Speight wrote:
> Minor (very minor) nitpick: IINM, the Java language specification
> recommends that the first (most significant) component of the domain
> name be written with uppercase letters, and the remainder with
> lowercase ones[1].  So the package name would be "ORG.xml.sax".

Sun have deprecated this behaviour. They now recommend lower case. One
problem is that when creating archives on a case-insensitive system such
as Windows, it's very easy to end up with lower case in the archive,
which is NOT case insensitive when accessed by the classloader.

|          Antony Blakey           |
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