[XML-SIG] DTDHandler and EntityResolver

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@beopen.com
Fri, 22 Sep 2000 10:26:43 -0400 (EDT)

Lars Marius Garshol writes:
 > It has the necessary callbacks to do so, and support for DTDHandler is
 > required for full conformance with the XML 1.0 recommendation (that is
 > why the handler is there, actually).

  This is important.
  Do you have patches ready?  We're running low on time.  ;(

 > DTDHandler is dead simple, EntityResolver more complex.

  Are both required for conformance, or just DTDHandler?  My guess
would be that EntityResolver is optional here since there's no
requirement from the recommendation that external entities are
processed, but that's just my (limited) understanding.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at beopen.com>
BeOpen PythonLabs Team Member