[JDEV] Flash 5's XMLSocket vs Jabber 1.2
semiotics at worldnet.att.net
Mon Oct 16 20:02:45 CDT 2000
to my knowledge F5's parser is a watered down implementation of expat -which is
a "stream" parser. The F5 parser doesn't behave like a stream parser though - it seems
to require receipt of the full doc or null termination before parsing -though this may
illusion wherein parsing actually is event driven ,but the result isn't yielded 'til
The null terminator may also have been implemented to avoid F5's maximum processing
(app. 15 sec.) - I'll try to find out.
> I believe that Flash is using the SAX model. Most flash code
> "streamed", meaning it is processed as it is received.
> It is possible that the "null terminator" is a shortcut to
> determine end-of-tag (instead of actually searching for the
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