[XML-SIG] DTDHandler and EntityResolver

Paul prescod@prescod.net
Fri, 22 Sep 2000 14:34:45 -0500 (CDT)

On Fri, 22 Sep 2000, Martin v. Loewis wrote:

> Folks,
> xml.sax of Python 2 currently does not have the DTDHandler and
> EntityResolver interfaces. On 26 Jun, Paul argued that they should not
> appear in Python 1.6 (then), as they are too complex/esoteric. I tend
> to agree, especially as pyexpat does not provide the appropriate
> callbacks (does it?)

I agree that these are not important for 95% of all SAX users. It is the
sort of thing that we should add after we get requests from the Python
users out there.

 Paul Prescod