[XML-SIG] turning of dtd checker
Radovan.Chytracek at cern.ch
Tue Oct 28 03:55:54 EST 2003
Any comments welcome.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Martin v. Löwis" [mailto:martin at v.loewis.de]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2003 12:43 AM
> To: Radovan Chytracek
> Cc: xml-sig at python.org
> Subject: Re: [XML-SIG] turning of dtd checker
> Radovan Chytracek wrote:
> > On the other hand, nobody has anwereed my question where I
> needed to
> > guarantee, that an XML document parsing succeeds including
> > to all external entities even in the case a DTD is not physically
> > accessible. This is required for disconnected mode of
> operation where
> > user has no network connection available on his/her laptop for
> > example. The solution to this is to use EntityResolver
> > which for some reaqson
> > does not really work as expected.
> Why do you say that? What did you do, what did you expect to
> happen, and what happened instead?
> > Well it works if one enables it but my
> > feeling is that for some reasons it has been intentionally
> disabled so
> > even if one implements and registers EntityResolver it is
> not called
> > and causes not really intuitive exception(s) being raised.
> Nothing like this is intentionally happening.
> > I would like to know what's a showstooper for EntityResolver proper
> > function.
> Why do you say it does not function properly?
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