Wed, 22 Nov 2000 10:32:45 -0500
On Tue, Nov 21, 2000 at 10:33:03PM -0800, Greg Stein wrote:
>If somebody wants an exception-conforming DOM implementation with all the
>bells and whistles, then they can go elsewhere. If minidom starts getting
>loaded up, then it has kind of defeated its purpose, no?
Checking for the correct children should be quite fast; in PyDOM it
was basically the line "if newnode.type not in
self._LEGAL_CHILDREN_TYPES: raise ...". I don't know about the other
minidom bug report, but will try to look into it before too long.
Some compilers allow a check during execution that subscripts do not
exceed array dimensions. This is a help, but not sufficient. First,
many programmers do not use such compilers because "They're not
efficient." (Presumably, this means that it is vital to get the wrong
Kernighan and Plauger, in _The Elements of Programming Style_