SAX2: pull interface

Steinar Bang sb at
Thu Jan 20 07:13:01 GMT 2000

>>>>> David Megginson <david at>:

> Personally, I like recursive-descent a lot (and probably wouldn't
> have finished writing the original AElfred parser otherwise).  Miles
> guesses correctly that SAX1 was push to accommodate existing
> parsers.

Doesn't recursive descent parsers have a problem with partial input
received from the net?  Don't you have to buffer up the entire file
before you start parsing?

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