SAX2: DeclHandler

David Brownell david-b at
Wed Dec 22 15:48:17 GMT 1999

David Megginson wrote:
> Here's the DeclHandler that we designed for SAX2alpha, with
> IOException replacing SAXException in the throws clauses:

I'm still not keen on having IOException there.

However, there are two other declarations that should show
up in a DeclHandler:

	- The root element name.

	- Flag saying it it's standalone.

If those show up, then I think it'll be possible to use the
DeclHandler (and to-be-renamed DtdHandler) to provide a
cleanly layered XML validation module.  Else ...

- Dave

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