RFR [14/java.xml] 8230814: Enable SAX ContentHandler to handle XML Declaration

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Sep 13 19:20:04 UTC 2019

On 13/09/2019 19:53, Joe Wang wrote:
> Please review a new method addition to SAX ContentHandler that allows 
> a SAX parser to send back information about the declaration of the 
> input document.
> JBS: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8230814
> CSR: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8230824
This adds a method to an API that was originally developed by the SAX 
project. Can you summarize the relationship to that project? Is that 
project dead and the API subsumed by Java SE? Just asking as I don't 
recall API additions being done here (I remember the work in JDK-8152912 
to deprecate XMLReaderFactory but I don't recall any additional or 


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