[Python-Dev] 2.5 issues need resolving in a few days
s.percivall at chello.se
Sun Jun 11 14:21:53 CEST 2006
On 11 jun 2006, at 12.09, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> 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
>> 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 ?
I'm a bit confused by what the problem is. I though this was all
handled like it should be now.
>>> import xml.etree
<module 'xml.etree' from '.../lib/python2.5/xmlcore/etree/
>>> import xml.sax
<module 'xml.sax' from '.../lib/python2.5/site-packages/_xmlplus/
It picks up modules from both places
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