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From "N. Sean Timm" <st...@mailgo.com>
Subject Re: parser-next-gen goals, plan, and requirements
Date Wed, 12 Jul 2000 03:59:47 GMT
"Brett McLaughlin" <brett.mclaughlin@lutris.com> wrote:
> Is SAX 1 support worth including? I'm -0, but not sure. Since we are
> talking size, you could simply implement SAX2, and include ParserAdapter
> and call it SAX 1.0. Any opinions? Not a huge deal, but as long as we're
> laying out requirements...
I'd be -1 on this.  This is next generation.  This is not your father's
parser.  :)

> > Also, performance should be the best-of-breed ACROSS ALL JIT's (not just
> > Hotspot).
>
> This is fair - we do need to make a decision on 1.1 JVM's. Personally, I
> don't think we need support - in other words, I'm for WeakReferences and
> Collections, because they (a) make things easier to understand and (b)
> could possibly really help with performance and memory. I agree with
> James Xerces 1.x is great for 1.1.
>
I agree.  Performance should be best-of-breed across all *Java2* JIT's.  1.1
shouldn't be supported.  Once again, this is next generation.

- Sean T.


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