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Re: Draft - Fixup or Full XML Parser

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:48:15 -0500
To: W3C XML-ER Community Group <public-xml-er@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m2boko74eo.fsf@nwalsh.com>
[ Oh, look, it's norm, he's back from a four month hiatus. ]

David Lee <David.Lee@marklogic.com> writes:
> Norm, what's your opinion on the use case of using an ER parser as a
> front-end to an existing parser.
> To me that seems the simplest and most useful case. (although almost
> certainly not the most *efficient*).

I don't think it's a bad idea conceptually, but my guess is the ER parser
has to do the work at a tree/structure level anyway. But there's no reason
it couldn't be implemented so that it could output SAX events or a stream
of characters, I suppose.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh
Lead Engineer
MarkLogic Corporation
Phone: +1 413 624 6676

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