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Typed Extension for StAX API

From: Santiago Pericas-Geertsen <Santiago.Pericasgeertsen@Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 14:18:03 -0400
To: public-exi@w3.org
Cc: Tatu Saloranta <cowtowncoder@yahoo.com>
Message-id: <2C130CE6-6403-4AE0-AFE2-CC207FAE99C5@Sun.COM>

Hi All,

  Tatu Saloranta, Woodstox' main developer, and I have been  
exchanging some ideas on how to extend the StAX API to support native  
Java types. The original discussion started in the stax_builders  
mailing list, but since EXI processors are likely customers of this  
API as well, I thought I'd start a thread on this public list. The  
underlying goal of this effort is to have a well-proven API that  
could be proposed to the StAX.next WG.

  The current proposal [1] is already fairly long (not too complex,  
but long) so I hope the outcome of this is discussion isn't that we  
need double the number of methods --if that is the outcome, however,  
we will probably need to go back to the drawing board :(

  In any case, I think your input can make this API better for both  
XML and EXI processors. Looking forward to your feedback.


-- Santiago

[1] http://fisheye.codehaus.org/browse/woodstox/wstx/trunk/src/java/ 
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