[XML-SIG] Python 1.6 and XML
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Tue, 11 Apr 2000 09:38:08 -0400 (EDT)
Andy Robinson writes:
> - I'd rather the existing xmllib stayed in 1.6 rather than being updated,
> otherwise a bunch of people will have to update existing apps. We can then
> write two parsers for our apps, one for the 'standard library' xmllib and
> one for the new SAX standard, and be safe on everyone's machines.
The XML-SIG session decided that xmllib would not be changed, but
marked deprecated once the SAX support was added to the standard
Andrew, were you working on getting this in?
> - a 'miniDOM' sounds very cool. Compliance with W3C API standards excites
> me a lot less than really convenient, Pythonic ways to turn XML docs into
> object trees at C-like speeds - especially if one has hooks to use one's own
> base classes. But that sounds like later than 1.7.
I don't remember what we said about this; I'd like to see one in the
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
Corporation for National Research Initiatives