ANN: DOMParser

Tyler Baker tyler at
Thu Sep 17 00:02:35 BST 1998

John Cowan wrote:

> A preliminary version of DOMParser is now available at my XML page
> (  DOMParser is a compliant SAX
> parser, except that its input comes from a DOM implementation
> rather than an InputSource.  An additional method, parse(Document d),
> is introduced to parse DOM Document objects.  The standard parse()
> methods throw errors.  (Perhaps they should look for a real parser
> and a DOM implementation to try to create a DOM Document instead?)
> A demo program is also available, based on the SAX ByteStreamDemo
> and using the Docuverse DOM SDK as the DOM.  Its output is identical
> to that of ByteStreamDemo using Aelfred 1.2 as the parser, except
> that it does not try to resolve a SystemId or set a Locator
> (Locators making no sense when there is no source text).

Wouldn't this be better titled as a DOM Builder and a DOM Writer?


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