Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Wed, 03 May 2000 15:23:25 -0700

Lars Marius Garshol wrote:
> ...
> I agree with this and have been thinking about this for a while, but
> I'm not sure how we would actually implement this. The only XML parser
> we have that supports a pull-style interface is RXP, and I'm not sure
> if we can convert the other interfaces to pull-style interfaces in a
> sensible way (at least not on a level as low as SAX) without storing
> the entire sequence of events.

Sean's pyx does that. Threads are another solution, but not a very
efficient one.

I think that the more performant solution for converting push-style
parsers into pull-style parsers is Stackless Python. It seems to be the
solution to a lot of problems.

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for himself
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communication coin we can count on. 
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