[XML-SIG] Re: PyExpat update

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Mon, 07 Feb 2000 17:12:22 -0600

Mark C Favas wrote:
> Is there any chance that pyexpat could handle DTDs and thus default values for
> attributes (I believe there was a test version of expat that added this
> capability...) 

Yes, it makes sense to use the version of expat with external subset

> I'd like to use the SAX interface to that to spped parsing up -
> I currently use the validating xmlproc part of the PyXML-0.5.3 package.

Pyexpat should meet your needs soon.

> >setjmp/longjmp is gone
> >setjmp/longjmp works on Windows
> Umm - did setjmp/longjmp come back?

No, just a think-o. Error reporting from handlers now works on windows.

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