perl status update
mark.uzumati at virgin.net
Wed Dec 19 15:48:50 PST 2001
On 2001.12.19 22:41 Chris Lynn wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2001 at 07:43:41PM +0000, Mark Ellis wrote:
> > Not really an update, more of an info newsflash :) When i posted about
> > last release, i said i wasn't sure whether external entities would
> > well they dont :(
> Yeah, i noticed the same thing recently... After a recent chat with Brian
> does definatly look like a XML::Twig bug, and i beleive that it has been
> pointed out to the Twig maintainer, but donna if they will do anything
> it in a reasonable amount of time...
> > I get strange errors about various things, and i'm
> buggered if i know
> > it's doing. Therefore i'm giving _very_ serious thought about switching
> > from XML::Twig to LibXML. It has loads of features, seems to be
> > updated and is just plain cool, as long as it works of course :) If
> > has a good reason why not to do this, then please say so, I may give it
> > go after crimble.
> hmmm, i know for a fact that HIghOS was looking at libxml2, and i would
> suppose that there would be perl modules availble for it,
There is, see my other post :)
> but it may be
> to have a look at an alternate method... I have heard good things about
> sax/soap combination, and from recent experiance with sax, i would
> recommend that you have a look at it... The sax machine would especially
> usefull in an ALFS like enviroment, with the recursive affects that a
> can have...
I've glanced at SAX, got intrigued, decided i didn't have time to learn
it. Might be worth another look later on though.
> P.S. oh btw, there are a few things that the updated FE/BE has broken
> using the 1.0 syntax, i'll chase them down soon and have a little post
> about them. ;-)
Excellent, please do, i'm trying to maintain the old syntax for as long as
it's practical, but it tends to be trial and error rather than properly
thrashing out the bugs.
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