Naming the SAX2 thingy

David Megginson david at
Fri Jan 14 13:46:41 GMT 2000

Leigh Dodds writes:
 > > > This is a serious concern for me - I'd be happy to see the terminology
 > > > change from 'parser' to 'emitter' - it'd make explaining the inputs and
 > > > outputs on SAX2 ParserFilters a lot easier.
 > > 
 > > I really hate "emitter", but I could live with "EventProducer" if
 > > people really liked that better than "XMLReader"; it does kill the
 > > potential XMLReader/XMLWriter symmetry, though.
 > EventProducer/EventConsumer? Its still got symmetry...

Yes, but *all* of the handers are event consumers.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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