[XML-SIG] Future direction of Expat development
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Fri, 18 Aug 2000 11:35:08 -0400 (EDT)
Andrew Kuchling writes:
> Great news! Is James Clark no longer going to maintain Expat at all?
James Clark will be a contributor, and has registered on SourceForge
so that he can continue, but is no longer interested in sole control
of the package.
> One feature I'd like to see: as suggested a while ago, a way is needed
> to tell at run-time how the Expat library was compiled. Once the CVS
> tree is public, I'll take a look at adding that. (Or maybe there
> should simply be a way to compile "Fat Expat" that supports both
> Unicode and UTF-8...)
This would be an excellent idea. We'd like to see Expat installable
and usable as a separate library, which certainly entails making all
this information at least *available*, if not actually configurable at
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at beopen.com>
BeOpen PythonLabs Team Member