SAX: Modified DTDDeclHandler

David Brownell db at
Sat Apr 3 00:41:27 BST 1999

Looking only at this "elementDecl" proposal (deleting the rest):

David Megginson wrote:
> // -- receive extended DTD declarations
> // $Id:,v 1.1 1999/03/26 14:58:47 david Exp david $
> package org.xml.sax;
> public interface DTDDeclHandler extends SAX2Handler
> {
>     public final static int MODEL_ELEMENTS = 1;
>     public final static int MODEL_MIXED = 2;
>     public final static int MODEL_ANY = 3;
>     public final static int MODEL_EMPTY = 4;
>     public abstract void elementDecl (String name,
>                                       int modelType,
>                                       String model)
>         throws SAXException;

I guess I don't see why "modelType" is necessary.  With this
stuff it's sufficiently easy to look at the first one or two
characters; the type can be resurrected cheaply whenever it's

OK, so my minimalist inclinations are showing.  Remove four
constants and a parameter, and the interface gets smaller.

- Dave

> }

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