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Re: Support for integration with XML is broken

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 13:54:48 +0100
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, public-rdfa-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bbotbn7qf.fsf@calexico.inf.ed.ac.uk>
Ivan Herman writes:

> The default xml parser coming with Python (minidom) does not
> implement namespace management in its full beauty, afaik. To have
> that, and the relevant DOM API calls, would require using some
> external XML libraries. The problem with that is that such
> libraries, though exist, are not keeping up with the latest Python
> releases, because the other libraries are not fully DOM based. (I do
> not know them really well, so it would require some extra digging to
> find out the details; I use the minidom with a minimal DOM API.)

What version(s) of Python are we worrying about here?


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