[XML-SIG] Availability of libxml2 and libxslt Python bindings
Thu, 21 Feb 2002 15:45:30 +0100
Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > I found that only in libxslt... not in libxml2. Am I missing
> > something, or is this intended ?
> Seems you need to get a recent libxml2 release. 2.4.16 for example
Ah, thanks... I had 2.4.9.
> > It's all here:
> > http://www.python.org/sigs/distutils-sig/doc/
> > Note that distutils has its own way of finding the Python
> > paths.
> > Providing paths to various files needed from libxml2/xslt
> > can be done by either automatic lookup or customizing
> > the build_ext command.
> > If you can provide the readily built .c and .h files,
> > it should be no problem creating a setup.py files which
> > then does the rest.
> > If you need help, just ask (preferrably on the
> > distutils-sig or me directly).
> Okay I will look at it and contact off-line of needed.
> > One other thing which I couldn't find on the web-site:
> > what licenses are imposed on libxml2/xslt and the Python
> > bindings.
> > The .tar.gz files contain the GPL COPYING file and
> > the LGPL COPYING.LIB file but the various other
> > (source) files don't mention any license at all
> > and the README also points to a W3C license... a bit
> > confusing :-)
> Look at the recent releases, and the web pages. Everything has
> be switched under the MIT Licence in 2.4.14/1.0.11
That'll make things a lot easier. Thanks !
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