lxml/ElementTree and .tail
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Nov 19 15:55:27 CET 2006
Uche Ogbuji wrote:
> The fact that the XML Infoset is hardly used outside W3C XML Schema,
> and that the XPath data model is far more common, and that focus on
> the serialization is even more common than that is a matter of
> everyday practicality.
everyday interoperability problems, that is. yesterday, someone
reported a bug in Python's xml.dom because he couldn't get it to
serialize the string " " as " ". earlier today, someone
asked how to work around an XML parser that didn't understand
> And oh by the way, this thread is all about *your* customer's
from what I can tell, it was *your* customer posting FUD about a
different library, not my customer asking for help with a specific
problem. this is free software; people who use a piece of software
count a *lot* more than people who don't want to use it.
> This is not one fo those times, so this is probably where I get off.
I'll be looking forward to your next O'Reilly article.
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