Streaming XML (Was RE: XML Information Set Requirements, W3C Note 18-February-1999)

Borden, Jonathan jborden at
Tue Feb 23 05:02:25 GMT 1999

len bullard wrote:

> The concept of well-formed documents was introduced with XML.  AFAIK, no
> one has proposed removing the use of DTDs or alternative schemas.  If
> there
> is a significant breakthrough, it has been the introduction of two
> API/interface standards, one formal, DOM, and one grassroots, SAX, both
> of which are there to solve different but related problems.  The
> interface
> standards for markup are unique.  Some of us would have killed for
> those about five years ago.

	Isn't that a grove? I'm saying this because when I look at the interfaces
in Jade's groveoa, they look alot like the DOM (not that James defines what
a grove is, but by implication I assume that this is at least what he thinks

Jonathan Borden

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