[capidl] postscript Re: s-expressions vs. XML, from experience (was: Re: [E-Lang] Concerning XML docs)
Jonathan S. Shapiro
Wed, 19 Sep 2001 21:02:16 -0400
I suspect it's just a recompile. We upgraded to Python 2 and found that lots
of things broke until we deleted the PYC files to force a recompile.
XML has lots of problems, but let's not blame it for Python bugs until we
know which one is responsible.
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Subject: [capidl] postscript Re: s-expressions vs. XML, from experience
(was: Re: [E-Lang] Concerning XML docs)
> I just wanted to drop a note as an addendum to this rant of mine. One of
> independent hackers who works on Mojo Nation in his spare time tried to
> Mojo Nation with Python 2.3 alpha release 3 today, so that he could run
> Nation with IPv6. It gave an error concerning the XML module. I haven't
> figured out yet if the interface changed or if we just need to use an
> version of the XML module, but it just made me sigh in frustration. This
> of thing happens frequently with our XML code, and it speaks against
> first point (and a good one) that using XML encoding means you can use
> else's library and have less hassle.
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