Apache AXIOM is a StAX-based, XML Infoset compliant object model which supports on-demand building of the object tree. It also has built-in support for XML Optimized Packaging (XOP) and MTOM, the combination of which allows XML to carry binary data efficiently and in a transparent manner. The combination of these results in a easy to use API with a very high performant architecture!
Apache Axiom is the core of Apache Axis2. However, it is a pure standalone XML Infoset model with novel features and can be used independently of Apache Axis2.
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