SAX: Next Round

Tyler Baker tyler at
Thu Jan 21 10:02:32 GMT 1999

Daniel Veillard wrote:

> > I've been thinking about what new SAX interfaces we need the most
> > (with much prodding from users).  Here's what I think we need as a
> > minimum:
> >
> > 1. A standard filter interface (and perhaps an optional base class).
> > 2. A handler interface for lexical events like comments, CDATA
> >    sections, and entity references.
> > 3. Some kind of namespace support.
> I suggest the following:
>   4. an IDL definition of the SAX interface to allow a clean interface
>      for non-Java languages (like in the DOM REC).
> Daniel

Someone already did this a while back.  But I have not heard of it since.
Nevertheless, for a set of event interfaces, I am not so sure straight CORBA
would do the trick in terms of doing things over the wire.  Integrating SAX with
the Events Service would probably do the trick here...


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