[XML-SIG] Re: xmlproc, SAX and EntityResolver
Lars Marius Garshol
24 Jan 1999 22:14:23 +0100
* uche ogbuji
| [reporting of external DTD subset and external parameter entities]
| This no longer appears to work in xml-0.5. Unfortunately, my
| current code it pretty complex, and I first of all want to make sure
| this wasn't an intentional change. I'm pretty sure I've narrowed it
| to xmlproc, but if I'm told this should _not_ be so, I'll work on a
| stripped-down test-case.
As I recall, you fixed the reporting of the external DTD subset in
xmlproc (the version in xml-0.5). However, you didn't do it correctly,
so in my development code I have the correct patch (which is not
Adding this to drv_xmlproc.py should do the trick for the external
This will not affect external parameter entities. If you need those as
well, let me know. They will be reported by 0.60, but that may still
be a couple of weeks into the future.
A worse problem is that, as Paul pointed out, Python SAX
EntityResolvers return the system identifier of the entity rather than
an object from which the entity contents can be read. I intend to fix
this when we release SAX 2.0 unless someone screams loudly.