[XML-SIG] Change in reporting of CDATA sections

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue May 18 13:29:43 EDT 2004

Bob Kline wrote:
> We recently upgraded our servers from Python 2.2 to Python 2.3, and we
> noticed a change in the way xml.dom.minidom returns CDATA sections.  In
> 2.2 the parser returned CDATA sections as TEXT_NODE objects.  In 2.3
> this changed to CDATA_SECTION_NODE.  Could someone direct us to any
> online discussion behind the decision to make this change?  

There was no online discussion of this specific change. Instead, it
came about as a side effect of the new expatbuilder module, which
was announced with PyXML 0.8.

Why do you ask?


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