david at megginson.com
Wed Aug 11 23:13:48 BST 1999
jadams at touchpointsw.com writes:
> My difficulty lies in comparing the many forms of mumble with the
> string "mumble" because of the white space. Simon's "Building ..."
> Pp 87 suggests that maybe (hopefully) the parser is removing white
> space. Should the underlying SAX parser be removing the
> troublesome white space or should i be removing this problem white
> space in the characters handler???
A generic SAX parser should *not* remove the whitespace, or else it is
non-conformant. It would be reasonable, however, to write a SAX
filter that normalizes whitespace at user option.
All the best,
David Megginson david at megginson.com
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