SAX/C++: C++-specific design principles

David Megginson david at
Fri Dec 3 14:05:11 GMT 1999

Daniel Veillard <Daniel.Veillard at> writes:

> On Thu, Dec 02, 1999 at 04:32:36PM -0500, David Megginson wrote:
> > Here are the principles that I applied to creating my first draft
> > SAX/C++ interface:
>   I'm afraid I won't be able to provide this interface in libxml
> (the Gnome XML library due to the focus on C++,
> though a C++ wrapper on top should be able to provide it.

Yes, that would be the best approach -- both libXML and Expat should
be easy to wrap in SAX/C++ adapters (XML4C++ will probably have its
own SAX/C++ support).  It would be interesting for apps to be able to
switch between libXML and Expat and compare performance, features,

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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