SAX2: Namespace Processing and NSUtils helper class

Steinar Bang sb at
Thu Dec 16 11:39:40 GMT 1999

>>>>> "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl at>:

> At 01:06 PM 12/15/99 -0500, David Megginson wrote:
>>> So I think it would be cleaner to deal with the fact that names can have
>>> two parts, and not kludge them together with {} marks.  -Tim
>> ....
>> We talked about this a few months ago, but I'd be happy to hear what
>> people think now.

> I'm afraid I think this is a hideous idea, and that's an understatement.
> Even apart from code bloat - having to deal with two parts of a name means
> twice as much code every place the name matters - I'm really not sure I
> like the logic behind this approach.  

It would fit my model well, I think.  I would dispatch to the
appropriate DocumentHandler, based on the namespace.

But what if the handling of stuff from different namespaces is
intermingled...?  Hm...

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