[XML-SIG] Problem with 0.6.1's sax.writer

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Sat, 11 Nov 2000 12:48:14 +0100

> You are right in that the function has moved, though whether that was
> deliberate or a mistake I am not sure. Personally I feel that the
> function does not belong at all in saxutils, but it might be that this
> was done because of the Python 2.0 bundling issues.

I'd agree that it does not belong there. However, since it is now
there as part of Python 2.0, that effectively its the official
location. I had removed the backwards-compatible support which
duplicated it in xml.utils some time ago, but apparently
xml.sax.writer slipped through.