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Re: Support for integration with XML is broken

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 15:34:23 +0200
Cc: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, public-rdfa-wg@w3.org
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To: ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)

On Oct 20, 2011, at 14:54 , Henry S. Thompson wrote:

> 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?

2.6 and 2.7. The latest ones in the Python 2 series

Ivan


> 
> Thanks,
> 
> ht
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