[XML-SIG] Expat, Unicode, and 1.6b1

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@beopen.com
Thu, 17 Aug 2000 15:37:40 -0400 (EDT)

Walter Underwood writes:
 > So the XML in 1.6 will not return Python Unicode objects? If so,
 > we'll probably stay with our tested mods to pyexpat.

  That's probably the right approach.  The Python 2.0 library will
include the updated Expat interface which can produce Unicode objects
directly.  You won't have too long a wait, but there are a few things
left to do before Python 2.0 is ready.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at beopen.com>
BeOpen PythonLabs Team Member