SAX2 Namespace Support

Ray Waldin rwaldin at
Tue Dec 21 04:49:16 GMT 1999

David Megginson wrote:
> Or else we can put the callbacks back into a separate
> NamespaceHandler, so that parsers are not forced to report comments,
> CDATA section boundaries, and other noise as well.

Sure, as long as namespace declaration events end up being a required feature.
> I hadn't realized that so many other apps were now relying on resolving
> prefixes in attribute values and character data -- I need to keep more
> up to date on the specs.

In fact, the latest XML Schema Datatypes WD defines QName as a built-in
datatype, so I expect that the trend will continue...


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