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From Pierpaolo Fumagalli <>
Subject Re: License for javac.jar and projectx-tr2.jar
Date Tue, 18 Jan 2000 05:32:00 GMT
"Kevin A. Burton" wrote:
> - Why are we using SUN's project XML parser instead of our own dog
> food... namely Xerces?  (xml.apache.orx/xerces-j/index.html).  The
> ProjectX XML parser isn't open source:
> Ant would be totally perfect (from an Open Source perspective) if:
> - we can use the Xerces parser
> - we don't need javac.jar

I bet I submitted a patch for Ant wich enables using Xerces as a parser
(did I?)... Anyway I think it would be more appropriate forgetting about
that and waiting for JSR5 (JAXP) to come out. Then we will not have to
care about what parser we're using.


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