[jdom-interest] SAX Parsers

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Thu Jul 20 08:24:53 PDT 2000

> So in conclusion, I won't use JAXP for the time being, but maybe once it
> supports SAX2.

If you use JDOM you won't need JAXP.  JAXP is primarily a crutch needed
for DOM.

> Xerces.  This is not absolutely necessary, but I think JDom should not
> tie itself to Xerces.  Is this recognized as a problem, and if so, what
> is the solution?

JDOM doesn't tie itself to Xerces.  SAXBuilder takes a sax driver class
to use.  If you're having problems specifying another, report it as a

Too busy right now to dig into your other issues.


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