A Proposal for Refactoring SAX

Miles Sabin msabin at cromwellmedia.co.uk
Thu May 27 11:37:58 BST 1999

David Megginson wrote,
> By the way, how many SAX implementors have ever used 
> the SAX 1.0 DTDHandler interface in a real-world 
> installation?  The XML 1.0 spec requires processors to 
> report the information in that interface, but
> I'd be very interested to know about actual usage 
> patterns.

At application level, I agree it's probably not all
that useful. But for slightly higher level infra-
structure (ie. DOM building amongst other things) it's
essential ... similarly for the proposed LexicalHandler.



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