Fw: DOM vs. SAX??? Nah. (was RE: Storing Lots of Fiddly Bits (was Re: What is XML for?)

John Cowan cowan at locke.ccil.org
Thu Feb 11 18:15:40 GMT 1999

Oren Ben-Kiki wrote:

> [T]he
> DOM specs should provide a standard way to apply a SAX visitor to a DOM
> (sub)tree. A parser would be just a special case of an application which has
> an internal "virtual DOM tree" and doesn't provide random access to it.

See http://www.ccil.org/~cowan/XML/DOMParser.java for code that does
just this: it walks a org.w3c.dom.Document and fires SAX events
based on its contents.

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