[XML-SIG] Python 1.6 and XML
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Mon, 17 Apr 2000 15:32:22 -0400 (EDT)
Robin Becker writes:
> I'm confused now. PyXML's xmllib doesn't do anything about ']'
> characters in open text whereas the Python 1.5.2 xmllib does. I'm not
> clever enough to know which one is correct, but I don't see that
> <dingo>text [stuff] more text</dingo>
> should pay special attention to [stuff] or am I out of date.
Hmm. It shouldn't as far as I can tell. That must be a bug. If
someone sends a patch for it, I don't see any reason not to integrate
it (we don't want bugs, regardless).
The 1.5.2 xmllib understands namespaces, whereas PyXML's xmllib does
not. I think the concensus is to drop xml.parsers.xmllib; if enough
people agree I can remove it (I've not yet seen anyone respond that
this is the right thing). At any rate, it will not become a
replacement for the 1.5.2 xmllib.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
Corporation for National Research Initiatives