[nycphp-talk] libxml in PHP 5

Adam Maccabee Trachtenberg adam at
Tue Aug 12 14:46:15 EDT 2003

On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Analysis & Solutions wrote:

> I was thinking that the new XML parser would necessitate scripts use
> different function calls.  Or will the main functions and behavior remain
> the same, but only the library be changed?

The plan is to make the libxml switch seamless and not require any
changes in your XML code. 

> If the functions will indeed be different, is there some place to find
> docs about these new procedures?  They don't have to be great, just give
> me an idea of how to start hacking something simple.

PHP 5 will also have the SimpleXML extension. I believe the C code in
the CVS is also the documentation. (Source code: The ultimate documentation.)


PS: Sterling is actually banging the drum on lots of this. He'll know
more than I.

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