Announcement: AElfred, version 1.1

From Mon Mar  9 10:02:27 1998
Date: Mon, 09 Mar 1998 10:54:27 -0500
From: David Megginson <>
Subject: Announcement: AElfred, version 1.1

Microstar Software Ltd. has just released version 1.1 of its free Java-based XML parser, AElfred. You can download AElfred from the following URL:

AElfred is a very small, very fast XML parser optimised for use with applets, where Java 1.0.2 compatibility and download time are major requirements. AElfred is forgiving with some errors, but otherwise supports the entire feature set of the XML 1.0 recommendation including Unicode, defaulted attribute values, external DTD subsets, external entities, and flagging of ignorable whitespace. The distribution also contains a native SAX (Simple API for XML) driver so that you can interchange AElfred with other SAX-supported parsers without rewriting your code.

Version 1.1 introduces a smaller, cleaner interface, together with some important new functionality:

For more detailed information on AElfred 1.1 changes, see

All the best,

David Megginson
Senior Architect
Microstar Software Ltd.

David Megginson       
Microstar Software Ltd.

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