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From Edwin Goei <edwi...@sun.com>
Subject Re: is there such a thing as a common xml-apis.jar
Date Fri, 08 Nov 2002 06:48:37 GMT
Joe Germuska wrote:
> At 9:57 AM -0800 2002/11/07, Edwin Goei wrote:
>> The reason for this is b/c of the endorsed standards rules for JDK 1.4 
>> where newer versions of sax and dom are allowed, but not 
>> javax.xml.{parsers,transform}.  There is more info on this at 
>> http://xml.apache.org/~edwingo/jaxp-faq.html.
> At 11:34 AM -0500 2002/11/07, Elena Litani wrote:
>> SAX 2.0.1 had a signature change and DOM3 introduces new methods in the
>> existing interfaces (plus addes new interfaces to the org.w3c.dom
>> package), and these changes will _not_ allow implementations to pass the
>> JAXP TCK since the TCK tests that signatures are as definded in the spec
>> and that no new signatures are added to the interfaces/classes.
> This looks like a serious collision waiting to happen...  Maybe this is 
> one reason why everything doesn't need to be rolled into the core of J2SE?

I am told there are special rules associated with endorsed standards 
such as SAX, DOM Level 2 Core, and CORBA that cover this situation.


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