[jdom-interest] Failing early on maxLength violations

J. McConnell jdotmc at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 12:05:28 PST 2005

On 12/14/05, Tatu Saloranta <cowtowncoder at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On the other hand, most SAX parsers do send text
> content in chunks, so you could override
> SAXHandler#characters() method, and do checks when it
> tries to append characters in the StringBuffer()
> object.

If I implement a XMLFilter that overrides the characters() method, how
can I determine the current element's type and maxLength restrictions
from within that method?  I have been searching for filter examples
that access that information, but haven't been able to find any.


- J.

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