[XML-SIG] SAX2 in python20b1 usable?

Jeremy Hylton jeremy@beopen.com
Wed, 13 Sep 2000 09:01:05 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "LMG" == Lars Marius Garshol <larsga@garshol.priv.no> writes:

  > could someone please explain the status of the sax-code in
  > python2. 

  LMG> It is on the verge of being updated and finalized, but so far
  LMG> it has not been.  I've done quite a bit of work on it that
  LMG> hasn't been checked in yet, but this is all marooned on my home
  LMG> computer whose monitor has given up the ghost.  I will
  LMG> hopefully get this fixed soon, and then the SAX 2.0 code in the
  LMG> Python 2.0 distribution should be updated fairly soon after
  LMG> that.

  > Is the code in python2-cvs thought to be usable

  LMG> No, not really.

Were we premature to include the XML package in the standard library?
I have not used either that code or the XML package, so I'm not
qualified to judge.  But I have heard a lot of complaints about the
xml package and few people have said they are happy that it is there.