The background is that I'm using SAX2 a lot for
communicating XML data between software components
(not only from a parser).
The startPrefixMapping and endPrefixMapping methods of
the org.xml.sax.ContentHandler interface have caused
me a lot of headache and extra work. It would be a lot
better if that information was included as an extra
parameter in the startElement method instead.
I propose that an interface similar to
org.xml.sax.Attributes is developed to contain
namespace mappings (along with a default
implementation similar to