[XML-SIG] Pyxie

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Thu, 29 Jun 2000 06:47:27 -0700

Patrick Phalen wrote:
> ...
> * Based on James Clark's ESIS -compatible parsers, sgmls and nsgmls.

There's your problem right there. These parsers are slow and large
compared to expat.
> In other words, Pyxie has a lot going for it, both as a marketing
> vehicle for Python as an XML language and as a great tool. It
> certainly seems to deserve a place beside the other weapons in the
> arsenal.

I agree, that's why I proposed it should be in the XML-SIG's package
along with Sean's RAX.
Perhaps you can post some examples of things that are substantially
easier with Pyxie than with the DOM.

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