SAX2: DTDDeclHandler (minimalist position)

Bill la Forge b.laforge at
Tue Mar 30 18:18:06 BST 1999

From: David Megginson <david at>
>Yes, but it's also no good having a named constant that you cannot use
>in a switch statement.  Unfortunately, Java is broken here, and you
>have to choose one side or another

Using objects for constants can also cause problems with persistent
data, if you were depending on a singularity and testing with ==.


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