Talk:Libxml2

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Comparison[edit]

Compared to similar projects, libXML has a relatively complete and accessible documentation. It has even a useful tutorial, even if this still uses version 1 style.

This is total utter crap. Their documentation is poor and absolutely not accessible. That bold lie should be removed... — Preceding unsigned comment added by 213.100.59.229 (talkcontribs) 12:35, 28 August 2007

Interfaces[edit]

It should be mentioned that libxml2 provides a DOM interface _and_ a SAX interface. The example on the page is a DOM example. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 84.198.106.74 (talk) 10:08, 27 July 2008 (UTC)

Code samples?[edit]

What's the meaning with these code samples? Either one ought to fetch the code samples from Wikitutor or something, or from the main site of the lib itself. Here, the code samples are meaningless. It's much more informative if there was:

  • in what language is it implemented?
  • what language(s) does it API?
  • does it use processes, pipes, shmem or is it a simple dynalib?
Na, but is intended to be thread safe, while in reality it cannot be guaranteed, since the only originally thread-unsafe part, XPath, has been rewritten to be thread safe, but not rigorously tested...
  • how full does it cover this or that standard? (i.e. XML)
  • does it have known quirks?

Said: Rursus () 11:14, 12 September 2008 (UTC)

I agree, the code samples are not useful here (and they're generally discouraged, unless demonstrating a particular algorithm or programming construct). I've removed them for now, and labeled the article as stub. -- intgr [talk] 13:45, 12 September 2008 (UTC)