[Python-Dev] 2.5 issues need resolving in a few days
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Jun 11 12:09:39 CEST 2006
Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
> With the introduction of the xmlcore package in Python 2.5, should we document
> xml.etree or xmlcore.etree? If someone installs PyXML with Python 2.5, I
> don't think they're going to get xml.etree, which will be really confusing.
> We can be sure that xmlcore.etree will be there.
I think it would be unfortunate if an external, mostly unmaintained
package could claim absolute ownership of the xml package root.
how about tweaking the xml loader to map "xml.foo" to "_xmlplus.foo"
only if that subpackage really exists ?
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