[XML-SIG] Big Bug? (was:Pretty-printing DOM trees)

Christian Tismer tismer@appliedbiometrics.com
Fri, 22 Jan 1999 16:00:07 +0100

Lars Marius Garshol wrote:
> * Christian Tismer
> |
> | The XML file is well-formed, so there must be a bug in the dom
> | builder.  When I let builder.py ignore the assertion error and avoid
> | popping the tree, it works!
> The assertion in question is one that compares the element type name
> of an end tag to the name of the current element. Looks rather
> strange, since xmlproc (which you apparently use) maintains its own
> element stack and checks this internally.
> Unless xmlproc swallows an event somewhere somehow, the error is
> probably in the DOM. Running saxdemo.py and XMLTest.java to get two
> canonized versions of the document should show conclusively whether
> the problem is xmlproc or the DOM.

I ran the file through saxdemo.py and it works.
Further I tried readXml with the sgmlop and sgmllib, giving
the same result.

Lets me say: it must be DOM.

ciao - chris

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