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

Paul Prescod paulp@ActiveState.com
Tue, 21 Nov 2000 14:34:29 -0800

Andrew Kuchling wrote:
> ...
> 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
> trees.

Those checks would slow down the original tree building unless we split
the interface into "internal" methods that we use ourself and "external
methods" that do the extra checking. Worth the effort and extra code
complexity? Maybe...maybe not.

 Paul Prescod