I do not remember why I did that. Chris' argument is the most likely
reason. In the mentioned revision there is also a method that returns
FOTreeBuilder as a ContentHandler.

Simon

On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 03:49:00PM +0100, Chris Bowditch wrote:
> Vincent Hennebert wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >does anyone know why the o.a.f.apps.Fop.getDefaultHandler method returns
> >an instance of org.xml.sax.helpers.DefaultHandler and not just an
> >org.xml.sax.ContentHandler? Could that be changed?
> 
> Hi Vincent,
> 
> Why would you want to change it? As Jeremias already said
> DefaultHandler implemwents ContentHandler interface. I think the
> reason for doing such changes is that it can more easily be tied to
> a SAX stream stream using SAXParser.parse method. This method only
> accepts DefaultHandler not ContentHandler. Of course you can get a
> reference to the XMLReader and connect that to a ContentHandler but
> its just more convenient to use SAXParser.parse.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Chris

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