[XML-SIG] xml-package comments

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Mon, 22 Jun 1998 16:44:45 +0100

>Rob Tillotson writes:
>>Personally, I think they ought to replace the standard ones, or some
>>reasonable facsimile of same (i.e. arrange for them to be on sys.path
>>before the standard library), so that they can be used by existing
>>code without changes.  In my Debian package I "divert" the original
> I think dropping them into the standard Python library
>directory is evil; re-install it, and your XML changes have gone.

Note that they were written with Python 1.5.2 (1.6, 2.0, whatever)
in mind (if you don't have sgmlop, both sgmllib and xmllib work exactly
as they did before).

Dunno how to handle them before that release, though...

Cheers /F