Creation of XML documents

david at david at
Thu Nov 5 18:42:53 GMT 1998

Kurt Helenelund writes:

 > I would like to ask if there's anyone that have the opposite
 > problem i.e. for applications to create XML documents
 > on-the-fly. Of course the developer could 'hand code' the XML
 > structures which is error prone and booring . I am looking for
 > something (API, lib) so that we could avoid this.

As far as this goes, try using SAX backwards.  There are SAX
applications that produce normalised XML (James Clark's example at might be helpful), and you can just feed
canned SAX events to it.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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