[XML-SIG] Re: [Python-Dev] Problem with using _xmlplus

tpassin@home.com tpassin@home.com
Sat, 16 Sep 2000 02:13:53 -0400

+1 for this!

Guido van Rossum wrote -

> [Andrew discovers that the _xmlplus hack is broken]
> I have recently proposed a simple and robust fix: forget all import
> hacking, and use a different name for the xml package in the core and
> the xml package provided by PyXML.  I first suggested the name
> 'xmlcore' for the core xml package, but Martin von Loewis suggested a
> better name: 'xmlbase'.
> Since PyXML has had dibs on the 'xml' package name for years, it's
> best not to try to change that.  We can't force everyone who has
> installed an old version of PyXML to upgrade (and to erase the old
> package!) so the best solution is to pick a new name for the core XML
> support package.


Tom Passin