[Python-Dev] minidom and DOM level 2
and-dev at doxdesk.com
Sat Apr 7 17:02:13 CEST 2007
Jason Orendorff wrote:
> OK, I think this is worthwhile then. :) I'll read the spec and submit
> a patch.
You're planning to implement EntityReference in minidom? That'll be fun!
:-) One of the nastier corners of DOM and XML in general.
> I'd be happy to do some diffing between the implementation,
> documentation, tests, and the Recommendation
I hacked up an experimental test harness for the W3 DOM Test Suite in
order to test my own imp; you might find it useful:
The TS is far from definitive, but its tests for Level 1 and 2 are to
the best of my knowledge accurate.
Incidentally minidom falls far short of passing even Level 1 Core for
more reasons than omission of EntityReference. I noted the main known
problems with it here:
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