[XML-SIG] minidom changes & additional modules
Fri, 15 Feb 2002 15:33:06 -0500
On Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 11:57:18AM -0500, Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
> Uche Ogbuji writes:
> > cDomlette supports xml:base. Each node has an xmlBase python
> > attribute on it with the appropriate value. Why don't we enshrine
> > this into the Python/DOM binding? xml:base is ludicrously simple
> Every node, or just the non-Attr nodes that have children?
> I'd be inclined to make it "lazy" and go searching up the tree to get
> the base; one optimization I'd like to persue later is trying to make
> the node.__dict__ not grow beyond 5 entries whenever possible.
> (Allowing it to grow past that means an extra malloc() call.)
that's what I do (natively at the C level) in libxml2. It's fine IMHO,
one doesn't need it that often, usually to compute the target of an
URI-Reference and that's not that common that it justifies to clutter
the tree with unneeded and recomputable data.
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