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Difference between Sax and Dom Parser

Thennam Pandian
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Joined: Oct 11, 2005
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please give me the difference between Sax and dom parser.

why there is two xml parserS?
Paul Clapham

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Riya Dhir

Joined: Feb 16, 2007
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Dom : needs for memory, more time; modify, delete parts of xml document in question, follows pull model

SAX: needs less memory, less time; can only read the documents, and return the info when encounter events, event driven and only forward driven; cant say the state of node at a time
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