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aman bhatt

Joined: Nov 11, 2005
Posts: 5
There are many differences with DOM and SAX. Likse SAX is event based. Can i have some implemnted applications where SAX was preferred over DOM.

William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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Some indications that you might want to use SAX:
1. XML documents too large to fit in available memory
2. Only a small amount of information needs to be pulled from the document
3. The document processing can be done in a "straight thru" pass - for example extracting data from many identical records to a CSV text file.
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