[Python-Dev] CVS: python/dist/src/Lib/xml/dom minidom.py,1.13,1.14

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Tue, 21 Nov 2000 17:22:33 -0500

On Tue, Nov 21, 2000 at 05:16:52PM -0500, Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
>and I'm not sure I want to add that.  One of the problems people had
>with PyDOM was the general weight of the code, and adding all the
>checks contributes to that (though I suspect the proxies in PyDOM were
>a far more serious contributor).

Indeed; I think the proxies really obfuscated the code.  Some simple
parameter checking, though, shouldn't add too much of a burden, and
will protect users from common mistakes that will result in invalid