Why does IBM has 2 different XML parsers, Xml4j & Xerces? What's the difference between the two?
Joined: Mar 17, 2000
This is what I know - XML4J is a production parser used by IBM in many of their products. Xerces is a product of Apache Software foundation, an open source community. Xerces undergoes more frequent updates, fixes and patch-releases than XML4J. Other than this, there may be implementation differences in the way these two parsers are written.
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