[Python-Dev] CVS: python/dist/src/Lib/xml/dom minidom.py,1.13,1.14
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Tue, 21 Nov 2000 17:41:32 -0500 (EST)
Jeremy Hylton writes:
> Could those checks be implemented as assertions? If so, people who
> care about speed can use "python -O"
Yes, but it is not clear that the checks are expensive.
Another issue is compliance with the spec -- DOM level 1 states that
certain exceptions will be raised for various conditions, and using
assertions to check those would mean that exceptions would *not* be
raised in those cases.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Digital Creations