[jdom-interest] SAXBuilder and Piccolo

Martin Schulz schulz at videotron.ca
Sun Nov 24 19:16:06 PST 2002

After thinking this through, I suggest to replace in

                Class parserClass = jaxpParser.getClass();
                Method getXMLReader = 
	                parserClass.getMethod("getXMLReader", null);

with the more appropriate:

                Method getXMLReader = 

The reason is that parserClass needlessly refers to the implementing
class of the SAXParser, whereas non-reflecting
code such as
	parser = factory.newSAXParser().getXMLReader();
would only access the implementing class via the SAXParser interface.
The implementing class may be unaccessible (as is the case with


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To: Martin Schulz
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Subject: Re: [jdom-interest] SAXBuilder and Piccolo

> Shouldn't the inner class JAXPSAXParser be declared public (if I do 
> that, it works for me), and why hasn't this been noted before?

Seems like it, but it's an internal class to Piccolo, so you may want to
ask them.  Perhaps they aren't anticipating such usage.

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