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Re: Validator timeout and XML-LibXML bug

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 08:50:03 +0300
To: public-qa-dev@w3.org
Message-Id: <201006150850.04197.ville.skytta@iki.fi>
On Monday 14 June 2010, Ville Skyttä wrote:

> [...] And I think the only things that could be done about that is get
> XML::LibXML fixed, [...]

By the way the reason I haven't already tried to do this is that I'm not a C 
programmer.  It might not be a hard task for someone with good enough C 
skills.  If someone takes a look into it and has even more extra time to 
spare, there are also a couple of other things I'd like to see changed/fixed 
in it (I haven't got around to reporting these upstream yet):

- Get rid of non-structured errors altogether.
- Maybe provide a way to traverse error chains from top to bottom (currently
  it's bottom to top only, using $err->_prev()).
- Make SGML open catalogs work.  libxml should have support for them but I
  couldn't get them to work with XML::LibXML at all.
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