Request for Discussion: SAX 1.0 in C++

Steinar Bang sb at
Fri Dec 3 13:52:34 GMT 1999

>>>>> "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin at>:

> From: James Clark <jjc at>

>> The bigger problem is that the SAX style of interface goes over
>> quite naturally into C++, but would be rather awkward in C.

> Well, that's for sure.  Maybe it's not worth the effort.  I was
> mainly thinking about portability to smaller or rarer platforms
> (Amiga, Palm, etc).

The W3C libwww structured stream, is pretty close to the
DocumentHandler, at least:

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