[XML-SIG] Re: Generating XML from scratch

Frans Englich frans.englich at telia.com
Wed Feb 9 21:35:38 CET 2005

On Wednesday 09 February 2005 20:22, Rich Salz wrote:
> > What makes one want to avoid the DOM interface? Do you know any
> > docs/links which discuss this further? How tied to Python is your opinion
> > on DOM?
> I think that last question is the key point.
> DOM is very much un-python.

I would say so too; it follows the usual "function interfacing" which IMO is 
strongly present in languages like Java and C++. I'm wondering if there's any 
disadvantages beyond its un-pithonity(now _that's_ duck typing),  and/or if 
DOM should be avoided in other languages too.



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