[Mono-list] XmlTextReader: MS compatibility, or W3C conformance?

Atsushi Eno atsushi@ximian.com
Tue, 13 Jul 2004 01:08:43 +0900

Mihail Belanov wrote:
> I don't fully understand the topic because of poor XML knowledge but why it
> is not pointed the MS NET's XmlParser is *not SAX parser* while others are
> (i.e. ISAXXMLReader interface in MSXML 4 or XMLReader class in JDK 1.4). It
> works differently - namely, it is not event driven. While it less stanard
> but otherwise is better. I was somewhat disappointed when I saw in MonoDoc
> what mono's XmlReader is SAX parser (rather than MSNET's like). Is it
> misprint or mono's XmlReader is SAX really? I would prefer MS's.

Our XmlReader is pull parser, and SAX is not W3C standard.

Atsushi Eno