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From "Isaac Shabtay" <ishab...@netvision.net.il>
Subject Re: javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilderFactory
Date Tue, 16 Oct 2001 05:44:41 GMT
<Default platform XML parser>

> Actually I think I disagree.  Users have three chances to override the
> defaults; application developers have effectively two.


> So there are plenty of ways to override this default setting.  I'd
> almost argue that I'd like to see Sun's RI builds explicitly set this,
> since those builds supply implementations, and would want those
> implementations used if possible (while users could always specifically
> override this).  But it doesn't really matter, since the .jars in the
> RI builds will always have the META-INF/services stuff set to
> themselves, so as long as those .jar files are in the classpath, those
> implementations will be used and the default will never be called.

I agree with you.
Besides, the term "default *platform* XML parser" doesn't mean much like
"default *vendor* XML parser".

You're both right (Edwin & you), thank you both for the enlightment.

    - Isaac

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