[XML-SIG] DOM Extension Proposal

Walter Doerwald walter@livinglogic.de
Fri, 23 Jun 2000 13:49:46 +0200

At 17:02 22.06.00, Paul Prescod wrote:

> > Attribute nodes could be lazily instantiated when someone calls
> > getAttributeNode. If we want to support entity references inside
> > attributes we can do this by using lists in the dictionary for those
> > cases instead of strings. Most likely this would be used in much less
> > than 1% of the cases and I wouldn't complain if we decided not to
> > support this stuff at all.
>Few of the parsers generate entity reference events in attributes...we
>certainly don't support this now.

But this could be easily built on top of a parser that delivers the
attribute value as a plain string, simply call the parser again with
the attribute value string. The problem is keeping the correct namespace

         Walter D=F6rwald

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