SAXDOM 0.1 Release Announcement

David Megginson ak117 at
Thu Jan 22 18:23:33 GMT 1998

Tim Bray writes:
 > At 04:47 AM 22/01/98, Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
 > >	- is it still possible to process non-SAX events from Lark, AElfred, etc.
 > >Does one hack LarkDriver, etc? [This may be trivially obvious when I get
 > >that far...]
 > Um, once I'm convinced that SAX is stabilized, I'll remove the need
 > for LarkDriver by producing a that does SAX natively; I
 > can get away with this because <JavaThoughtCrime>I use a 
 > preprocessor<JavaThoughtCrime>.  So if you want SAX + some extra that
 > comes with your parser, this will be straightforward. -Tim

Yes, I expect that this will be a common approach.  Parser authors in
Java can either extend org.xml.sax.DocumentHandler, or (better) they
can add additional interfaces.

All the best,


David Megginson                 ak117 at
Microstar Software Ltd.         dmeggins at

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