[XML-SIG] Finding _xmlplus in Python 2.3a2

Martin v. L÷wis martin@v.loewis.de
03 Mar 2003 13:45:44 +0100


Martijn Faassen <faassen@vet.uu.nl> writes:

> This caused developer confusion in at three of my co-developers here
> at independent instances, and since I only have three co-developers
> here this indicates to me something unexpected is going on. The
> _xmlplus hack is not pythonic -- imports appear from different
> places based on version checks, and the core library is unexpectedly
> overridden completely.

While I can sympathize with these concerns, I don't think anything can
be done to change the situation that isn't very painful, and requires
more resources than I can offer.

Regards,
Martin