SAX2 Namespace Support

David Megginson david at
Tue Jan 4 23:45:01 GMT 2000

John Aldridge <john.aldridge at> writes:

> I appreciate this is probably a done deal by now, but I prefer:
> class QName {
> public:
>     wstring ns () const;           //
>     wstring name () const;         // p
>     wstring nsPrefix () const;     // html
>     wstring prefixedName () const; // html:p
>     bool operator== (const QName &rhs) const;
>                                    // ns & name both equal
> private:
>     // Probably just a simple pointer to your internal data structures
> };

My biggest problem with this (and its Java equivalent) is figuring out 
how to handle equality: are two QNames with the same URI part and same 
local part equal?  What if the prefix is different?

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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