[4suite] Re: [XML-SIG] Python 1.5 support with PyXML 0.6.2/4Suite0.9.2
Fri, 17 Nov 2000 16:54:38 +0100
Uche, please note that people using both your great libs and Zope HAVE TO
keep on using Python 1.5.2 !
(as far as Py2 is not supported by Zope)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Uche Ogbuji" <email@example.com>
To: "Martin v. Loewis" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: <Alexandre.Fayolle@logilab.fr>; <email@example.com>;
Sent: Friday, November 17, 2000 4:45 PM
Subject: Re: [4suite] Re: [XML-SIG] Python 1.5 support with PyXML
> "Martin v. Loewis" wrote:
> > > There is an error in the comment of line 3 of the above snippet
> > > (codecs are only in python2.0), so Python 1.5 will actually execute
> > > except statement, and therefore an xml.unicode.iso8859 package seems
> > > required.
> > It is required if you want Latin-1 output. If you want, say, Latin-2
> > output, you lose with both releases. If you want UTF-8 output, it
> > works in both cases.
> I'm ever more confused now. As I mentioned, I know of at least one
> person who used the code to convert to ISO-8859-7. Of course, if
> they're still out there, they should speak up now...
> > I could offer a solution restoring the functionality of 0.5.x (if not
> > the API); provided somebody speaks up and says "yes, I need it, and I
> > still use 0.5.x because 0.6 does not support Latin-1 output" when used
> > with 4DOM.
> Exactly. Let's hear from those whom this would affect. Possibly
> there's no problem. My personal feelings are that if character
> conversions are a big need, it should make it all the more urgent to
> migrate to Python 2.0.
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