haski at sezampro.yu
Mon Jan 27 10:04:12 PST 2003
On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 05:22:46PM -0000, Jamie Bennett wrote:
> Going through the nALFS code line by line to try and understand it
> I came across this little comment -
> /* TODO:
> * This is WRONG. Constructing libxml2's tree, reading it and creating
> * our own structures, and then freeing it is plain stupid.
> * But since libxml2's SAX won't play nice, this will have to be used
> * for a while.
> Why doesn't SAX play nicely and is it on your list of things to do?
"not playing nicely" == "me didn't bother to look into it more" :)
Using the tree was just easier for me at the time and, as I wanted to
start using libxml2 ASAP, I just went with it.
I think entity support was a bit tricky to use with SAX, but it's been
a while since I last looked into that.
It would be more natural to use SAX for parsing the profile in nALFS
structures, so it is in my todo list, just not very high.
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