[XML-SIG] DC DOM tests (Was: Roadmap document - finally!)

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Tue, 20 Feb 2001 09:36:37 -0500

> > | - DOMString and text manipulating interface methods are not tested beyond
> > |   ASCII text due to an implementation limitation of ParsedXML.DOM. So,
> > |   implementations will not be tested if text is correctly treated when
> > |   multi-byte UTF-16 characters are involved.
> > 
> > By "multi-byte UTF-16 characters" I assume you mean Unicode characters
> > outside the BMP that are represented using two surrogates?
> I wonder if that's what Martijn means.  I've read that most Java 
> implementations have trouble with characters outside the BMP.  I wonder if 
> Python handles these properly.

Depends on what you call properly.  Can you elaborate on what you
would call proper treatment here?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)