[XML-SIG] Re: ElementTree
fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Mar 16 23:34:34 CET 2005
Greg Wilson wrote:
> Hi everyone. I posted a problem with ElementTree to c.l.py yesterday.
> Fredrik sent me a one-line patch (included below). I applied it, but
> ElementTree still fails in the same place, the same way, so I switched to
> cElementTree. It parses half of my input document, but fails on the
> fourth occurrence of &rquot; --- it handles the previous three, and
> occurrences of &lquot; and &ldots;, just fine. As before, xml.dom.minidom
> parses the document without complaint. Any ideas? My file, the DTD, and
> my script are attached; validate.py is dying on line 130 of the input
the standard parser doesn't read external DTDs. the reason you're seeing
errors at different locations is a glitch in cElementTree; it reports the *last*
error it found in the current chunk, not the first one...
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