[XML-SIG] yet another output encoding

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Thu, 31 Jan 2002 19:49:20 +0100

"Martin v. Loewis" wrote:
> "M.-A. Lemburg" <mal@lemburg.com> writes:
> > Unfortunately, work on the patch is not finished yet: the design
> > should cover both the encoding and decoding parts using the same
> > strategy. Walter and I postponed the work on this until after
> > the 2.2 release. It's still on the plate though.
> Is this a reason to delay it indefinitely? 

Where did you read that the work is delayed indefinitely ? 

> Is there any user
> requirement for this feature to be symmetric?

Yes: ease of use and the KISS principle. The codecs are symmetric 
and thus the error handlers need to be too.

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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