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New expat (was Re: Some XML Questions)

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2001-02-02 19:53:25 CET

> If I had to vote, I guess I'd be -0. Even if we import a static
> `new' expat into our tree, it adds the risks of new bugs, while
> solving a problem we don't have.

I think we might have a problem in the long run. Right now, if an
application wants to use a Subversion library, it has to use
expat-lite. Suppose the application also wanted to use the real expat
for other purposes; would there be a namespace conflict?

To be honest, I don't know if that's a real problem now or whether
upgrading would help eliminate it. More study required. But it's a
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