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Re: [xml-dev] SAX/Java Proposed Changes

From: "Karl Waclawek" <karl@--------.--->
To: <xml-dev@-----.---.--->
Date: 3/8/2004 4:49:00 AM
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From: "Dennis Sosnoski" <dms@s...>
To: "Kirk Allen Evans" <kaevans@x...>
Cc: <xml-dev@l...>
Sent: Sunday, March 07, 2004 2:45 PM

> As for filters and handlers, they should always initialize their state 
> on startDocument(). That will prevent any errors due to reuse after 
> attempting to parse a bad document.

I think the problem is not initialization, but rather
"finalization) - i.e. cleanup. If a filter acquired
resources, then it would not release them until (if ever)
startDocument() is called again.

Karl

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