MDSAX is a filter framework for processing SAX events.
Table 10-1 illustrates the three alternatives for processing XML documents.
MDSAX represents the ideal solution to document processing. The application receives only what it needs and in a form that it can process directly. Moreover, the application works with neither document object models nor parse events.
|Traditional Parsers||Transform a document into an internal representation (or model) that is passed to the invoking application.|
|Event Parsers||Create a series of events that are passed (via callbacks) to the invoking application while a document is being parsed.|
|MDSAX||Configurable system for transforming a document into an application-specific ...|