[IronPython] IronPython and XML Parsing

Vernon Cole vernondcole at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 19:07:38 CEST 2011

I have sent several emails to Seo asking him about the status of fepy,
and received no response.  I think this would be a great place to
build a "fatter" distribution of IronPython, with more modules
attached, and a set of Linux binaries.  (Besides, I hate having my
name associated with a dead project - Mike Foord and Jeff too, I would

It is possible to get sourceforge to add new administrators to a
project like this when the administrator of record drops out of site.
That is how I ended up with adodbapi. Should I / we / one-of-us apply
to take over the project?
Vernon Cole

On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 8:32 AM, Jeff Hardy <jdhardy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 2:38 AM, Markus Schaber
> <m.schaber at 3s-software.com> wrote:
>> Has anyone successfully tried this implementation? What about including
>> it into the IronPython distribution?
> The fepy version is incomplete, but it mostly works. I haven't run the
> tests in a while, though, so I'm not sure how incomplete it is. I'm
> also unsure if we can get 100% compatibility using System.Xml; much
> like sqlite, it may have to p/invoke the C expat lib for perfect
> combatibility.
> pyexpat is one of the last builtin modules not included (I should be
> able to land _ast this weekend and unicodedata "soon"). If anyone
> sends a pull request with the majority of the tests passing, I'd be
> very happy to include it.
>> PS: Is FePy still alive at all? The last commit seems to be from July
>> 2009...
> I don't think so.
> - Jeff
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