[XML-SIG] Reconsidering the DOM API

Uche Ogbuji uogbuji@fourthought.com
Wed, 28 Jun 2000 14:31:06 -0600

> Today, Paul Prescod wrote:
>     Speaking only for myself, and not for anyone else in the group, I would
>     welcome a module that did simple XPath processing on top of our DOM. I
>     would support its introduction in 1.6 if 
>      a) it came with a complete test suite that did reasonably full coverage
>      b) it was "vanilla XPath" with few or no extensions
>      c) it was very little code (i.e. a very small XPath subset)
> Would others on the list accecpt this? Is it worth having this
> discussion? This would need to be done by Friday?    

Just because I have to say it... 4XPath should work well with any DOM that 
supports the binding (it actually only uses attribute access).  However, it 
uses a C module and I understand those are harder to get sanctioned into the 
Python distro.

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