[XML-SIG] prepare_input_source and relative path

Sylvain Thénault Sylvain.Thenault at logilab.fr
Fri Apr 8 11:24:49 CEST 2005

On Friday 08 April à 00:56, Mike Brown wrote:
> Sylvain Thénault wrote:
> > after some times working on other stuff, I've remembered that I had
> > still the prepare_input_source patch pending. I've joined to this
> > message the patch as it is now, and it's well working for me. I'll
> > check it in in the next few days if no one objects.
> I still have not had time to review and test your changes, and don't
> anticipate being able to do it anytime soon. :/

maybe just a quick look at test_saxutils.py I've joined in my previous
post ?

> I would just be happy to know that in PyXML,
> (1) OS-specific file system paths or relative URI references
>     are never used as base URIs; only absolute URIs are
>     (and they can be derived from what is given, in some cases)
> and
> (2) resolution of a relative URI reference to absolute form
>     is carried out in accordance with RFC 3986 -- e.g.,
>     via Absolutize() in Uri.py.

So be happy :) I've modified (actually simplified) the patch so that 
a ValueError is raised if a non empty but non absolute path is given to
the absolute_system_id function, and actual absolutization is done with
the Absolutize function.

> Anything else, like the details of OS path <-> URI conversion, improvements to 
> percent-encoding/decoding, better str vs unicode handling, IDN support, etc. 
> is lower priority.

> One thing you should do is compare your Uri.py against the current one. We've 
> made a number of changes since February, and some of them are important: 
> http://cvs.4suite.org/viewcvs/4Suite/Ft/Lib/Uri.py?r1=1.98&r2=1.89

I've checked this and updated my imported version of Uri.py

Sylvain Thénault                               LOGILAB, Paris (France).

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