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SAX parser

Manoj Zachariah
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public void startElement(String namespaceURI, String localName,String qName, Attributes attr) throws SAXException
in the event startElement, what is the difference between localName and qName.
thanks
Lasse Koskela
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The "local name" is the name of the element and "qname" (qualified name) is the namespace aware version, which includes the element's namespace prefix.


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Manoj Zachariah
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i have a SAX parser and i tried
System.out.println(localName);
it justed printed blank lines. but when i tried
System.out.println(qName);
it printed correctly all the name correctly.
my xml file doesnt have any namespaces.
thanks in advance
 
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