Adam replied to my message on another mailing list. I'm reposting it here
for public edification and education, with a disclaimer from him that what
he knows is from discussions on the php-dev mailing list, not first hand
From: Adam Maccabee Trachtenberg <adamtrachtenberg.com>
To: NYPHP Talk <talklists.nyphp.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 14:46:15 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: [nyphp-talk] libxml in PHP 5
On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, ysis & Solutions wrote:
The plan is to make the libxml switch seamless and not require any> I was thinking that the new XML pr would necessitate scripts use
> different function calls. Or will the main functions and behavior remain
> the same, but only the library be changed?
changes in your XML code.
PHP 5 will also have the SimpleXML extension. I believe the C code in> 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.
the CVS is also the doentation. (Source code: The ultimate
PS: Sterling is actually banging the drum on lots of this. He'll know
more than I.
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