Request for Discussion: SAX 1.0 in C++

David Megginson david at
Thu Dec 9 13:33:06 GMT 1999

roddey at writes:

> 11) The class names (since we can't afford to use C++ namespaces) should be
> expanded to include a SAX prefix to avoid clashes. So SAXParser and
> SAXLocator and SAXAttributeList and so on.

Is it true that C++ namespaces are still a problem on any platform?  I
know that they actually do work under Windows, and the newer EGCS/GCC
have supported them for a while for all *nix variants (including
Linux) -- is it the Mac that doesn't have a proper C++ compiler yet?

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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