Jason Orendorff wrote:
OK, I think this is worthwhile then. :) I'll read the spec and submit a patch.
You're planning to implement EntityReference in minidom? That'll be fun! :-) One of the nastier corners of DOM and XML in general.
I'd be happy to do some diffing between the implementation, documentation, tests, and the Recommendation
I hacked up an experimental test harness for the W3 DOM Test Suite in order to test my own imp; you might find it useful:
The TS is far from definitive, but its tests for Level 1 and 2 are to the best of my knowledge accurate.
Incidentally minidom falls far short of passing even Level 1 Core for more reasons than omission of EntityReference. I noted the main known problems with it here: