error trapping

Tim Bray tbray at
Tue Oct 19 18:30:40 BST 1999

At 05:47 PM 10/19/99 +0200, james anderson wrote:
>one intrinsic problem with java parsers is that the java control model forces
>exceptions to unwind from the initiator's dynamic  context before the handler
>obtains control. this would mean that a callback interface would have to be
>proposed, ratified, and implemented.

Well, many of the Java parsers will in fact continue emitting error
messages after the first wellformedness error.  What none of them will
do is go on emitting structure/content callbacks.  That's correct 
behavior per the XML spec, and highly desirable. -Tim

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