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From Davanum Srinivas <>
Subject Re: [Xalan2] TrAX, serialize packages moved!
Date Fri, 13 Oct 2000 10:43:41 GMT
Thanks Scott for the fixes and the heads-up.

FYI to the list, Will post patches for the package names in a short while.

-- dims

--- wrote:
> OK, I decided not to do org.apache.xapi.trax.* etc... the package names
> were just too damned long for me to bear.  They are moved to
> org.apache.trax and org.apache.serialize.  I don't much like
> org.apache.serialize, esp. with org.apache.xml.serialize lurking in the
> Xerces classes.  But this is just a temporary thing until these APIs move
> into full standardization.
> Be warned again:  TrAX, and the serialize package will go through some
> major changes as they move through the standardization process.  I'll try
> to make this as smooth as possible, but it's the price we're gonna have to
> pay for general standards, and being on the cutting edge of these.  I think
> it's a price worth paying.  This will happen pretty quickly, probably
> within a couple of months.  When it does happen, I'll try and do it in one
> fell swoop, rather than incrementally.  Until the true standards go in,
> org.apache.trax and org.apache.serialize should be stable.
> I also removed all the special backwards compatibility classes for XalanJ1.
> These may go back in at a later date, perhaps in a side directory, but for
> now they were cluttering up things, giving the wrong impression about which
> classes to use, and increasing our testing matrix.
> The problem with prefix events kept me from doing any performance tuning
> the last couple of days, as I had planned.  Therefore, it's going to be
> 'till Monday or Tuesday before we come out with the Alpha release.  I
> really don't want to release Alpha without the performance being better
> than it is.
> -scott

Davanum Srinivas, JNI-FAQ Manager

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