[jdom-interest] On-Line and Off-Line DTD

philip.nelson at omniresources.com philip.nelson at omniresources.com
Tue Sep 4 05:07:40 PDT 2001

> I had a look at a possible implementation for SAXOutputter. 
> Firing DTD events 
> seems quite easy: Just create a SAX parser instance, parse 
> the DTD string and 
> here are the events! You just have to stop the parsing once 
> the DTD parsing is 
> complete.
> The problem is "create a SAX parser instance": The code to do 
> that is hidden 
> in SAXBuilder.

What about using the wutka dtd parser instead?  It would mean another
dependency, but a theoretically smaller runtime footprint. 

I guess I just have to ask....  how important is roundtripping the DTD in
scenarios where you would use SAXOutputter, or DOMOutputter for that matter?

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