String interning

Toby Speight Toby.Speight at
Mon Jan 17 19:33:34 GMT 2000

David> David Brownell <URL:mailto:david-b at>

0> In article <387FA28A.AE4BC5E2 at>, David wrote:

David> 3. Let SAX2 event producers expose which policy they use, so
David>    that components which require interning can fail cleanly (at
David>    setup time) if their inputs don't do it.

This also allows consumers to push a SAX interner (a filter) onto the
producer, so that all output from the filter is interned.  This needs
to be done just once, at setup time, so no other part of the consumer
is affected.  And there's no overhead added if the producer generates
interned names.

    boolean namesAreInterned =

    if (namesAreInterned)
        xmlReader = new SAXInterner(xmlReader);

    // The 'interned-names' feature will always be true at this point.

    // Now add the handlers...


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