Announcement: SAX2 1999-06-01 alpha release for Java

Miles Sabin msabin at
Wed Jun 2 16:47:35 BST 1999

David Megginson wrote,
> Miles Sabin writes:
> > Can't hurt ... might help.
> Actually it can hurt, a bit -- if we want to keep the 
> SAX2 JAR file small enough for use on palmtops or over 
> slow network connections, we have to treat it like the 
> space shuttle, where every pound (or octet, in this 
> case) counts.

That's not a problem. If there are no dependencies on
the filter adapter from any other SAX class or interface
(there wouldn't be) then it could be safely left out of
any size critical deployment.

There's any number of tools that do that sort of thing



Miles Sabin                          Cromwell Media
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+44 (0)181 410 2230                  London, W6 0LJ
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