[Baypiggies] News flash: Python possibly guilty in excessive DTD traffic

Keith Dart ♂ keith at dartworks.biz
Mon Feb 11 23:32:40 CET 2008

Guido van Rossum wrote the following on 2008-02-10 at 09:20 PST:
> I think this is worth filing a bug, but I'd like to understand better
> where the call is made. I can't find any places in the standard xml
> package that does this -- but I'm not all that familiar with the code.
> Do you know if it's in the base xml package, or in etree, or in the
> separately distributed "XMLplus"? Any details you have would be
> appreciated (like a traceback from the point where the call is made).

Ok, I'll look. It's been a while since I've tried using it in that
mode. It was the XMLplus package (I always install that), but I think
it may have also been requested by the wrapped C library (expat). I'll
investigate further. 

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