[BangPypers] parsing xml

Venkatraman S venkat83 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 08:15:58 CEST 2011


On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 11:44 AM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> And I'm telling you that even a slight change to the tag - an extra
> space, a newline, a new attribute, a change in case or any such thing
> which doesn't modify it's meaning as far as the XML snippet is concerned
> will break your regexp and cause your program to crash.
>
> I'm asking you to consider what you're trading for this assumed increase
> in speed.
>

Along the same lines...the problems are more when xml is concerned, for even
if some other tag is malformed, then the
whole document is 'gone'.


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