Re: [xml] XML-Signature

On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 07:03:12AM -0800, Aleksey Sanin wrote:

I'm a bit surprized by the fact it is an input and output interface.
I would have expect it to be output only baed on an existing xmlDocPtr
or even an xmlNodePtr. But I will look more closely at it later :-)

I guess a lot of people will try to do the same thing again and again: 
load document from
file and canonize it. Why not to have a special function for this 
(espcially because I have to write
it for testing anyway)? :)

  To minimize the API. libxml2 already has 850+ entry points and I
really understand now the pain it is to maintain in the long term.
If the functions are only a wrapper around 2 existing API including
xmlParseFile() then I would prefer to avoid adding one call just for


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