xml.dom.minidom losing the XML document type attribute

Johannes Bauer dfnsonfsduifb at gmx.de
Thu Jun 11 18:21:10 EDT 2009

David Robinow schrieb:
> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 9:20 AM, Johannes Bauer<dfnsonfsduifb at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Well, I'm not speaking about my software :-) Actually it's Gnucash which
>> complains if the tag is not explicitly set. This is because they
>> appearently had a ancient version which did not specify the charset, but
>> used a different one than UTF-8. Kind of annoying, but fixing my XML
>> output seems to be easier than convincing the Gnucash people to change
>> their software :-)
> from the GnuCash web page:
> How can you help?

Well, it's not as if it's a bug of GnuCash. This is a deliberate
decision used to ensure backwards compatibility with older versions of
GnuCash. So a bug report wouldn't really do good anything at all
("Please remove your backwards compatibility feature, it annoys me and I
only use recent versions anyways").

Kind regards,

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