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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-12 18:12:05

on Thu Jul 12 2007, "Peter Dimov" <> wrote:

>>> You're optimizing the wrong case
>> I don't know about that. The kind of interface used above has become
>> very popular in the Python world... because it's useful. It may not
>> cover the entire domain of XML manipulations well, but it does cover
>> an important corner.
> Maybe it is, maybe it does. But you are still optimizing the wrong case;
> horrible procedural code for creating a toy XML.

I don't understand what you're objecting to. The XML schema being
generated is not realistic?

> Now, if you find the code I posted horrible, that'd be another
> matter. :-)

Well, I didn't understand the point you were trying to make, whereas
(of course) I find my own code immediately understandable. Not being
able to understand the code is one form of horror ;-)

Dave Abrahams
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