----- Original Message -----
From: "Elliotte Rusty Harold" <elharo@...>
To: "Karl Waclawek" <karl@...>
Sent: Sunday, June 13, 2004 3:11 PM
> At 2:11 PM -0400 6/13/04, Karl Waclawek wrote:
> >What would you then say about moving ILexicalHandler and
> >IDeclHandler into the core as well, or in other words,
> >eliminating the notion of core vs. extensions?
> The problem with doing that is that it requires parsers to support
> these extensions. If you're comfortable with that, OK, but it is
> extra work for impleenters, especially at first. There's also an
> extent to which these provide content that applications really
> shouldn't rely on or use in a major way.
I undeerstand this point. My reason for asking was
basically that the same argument could be applied
to the IAttributes2, ILocator2 and IEntityResolver2
interfaces. So the question is: which extensions
really *are* extensions?