String interning (WAS: SAX2/Java: Towards a final form)
david at megginson.com
Sat Jan 15 20:18:38 GMT 2000
Tim Bray <tbray at textuality.com> writes:
> At 12:13 PM 1/14/00 -0800, David Brownell wrote:
> >The reason not to mandate it is that there are non-parser
> >applictions of SAX, where it's unreasonable to demand that
> >the event source guarantee such interning.
> Really? Could you expand on that?
> Mind you, this debate on what is really a fairly minor piece of SAX
> is probably coming approaching a negative cost-benefit ratio.
I'm willing to listen for a couple more days before flipping a coin.
I'll be ready for a SAX2 beta release in a few days, by the way -- I
already have it running here (through a ParserAdapter) happily spewing
out what looks like correct Namespace-related stuff.
All the best,
David Megginson david at megginson.com
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