SAX RFD: ModSAX Predefined Features

David Megginson david at
Mon Mar 8 11:43:26 GMT 1999

James Clark writes:

 > Wouldn't it be simpler to throw different type of exception in these two
 > cases?  You could have a SAXNotRecognizedException that extends
 > SAXNotSupportedException, and say that parsers should throw
 > SAXNotRecognizedException when the reason they don't support a feature
 > is that they do not recognize the feature.

Yes, I agree.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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