|author||Daniel Silverstone <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2017-02-04 09:41:13 +0000|
|committer||Daniel Silverstone <email@example.com>||2017-02-04 09:41:13 +0000|
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+[[!toc]] Following are the places
+where Libhubbub still lacks, although it is now reliable at most places.
+1\) Element stack size inflates on repeated pushing, without reducing its
+size during pop. The proposed solution is to reduce size by 1/2 once the
+used proportion falls to below 1/3. A simillar increase to twice it's
+size once it's full. An approval from core developers is neccessary
+before trying to implement this.
+2\) The tokeniser has become very messy & unreadable because of
+introduction of script related states. The proposed solution is to have
+standalone handlers for each state, But this may mean a significant
+increase in code size and redundant code, giving a blow to code
+3\) The library has been significantly slowed down because it is now
+required to store tag Attributes. I have currently stored it on the
+context details. But repeated use of strndup to copy attribute strings
+during stack push as well as during formatting list push, has severely
+slowed down things. However, it works reliably.
+4\) Assumption: The client currently doesn't support creation of template
+elements. Libhubbub can now properly handle template tags, assuming
+template to be equivalent to any other tag. When template creation
+support is provided, the only thing to be done would be to incorporate
+it into the insert\_element method of the treebuilder.
+5\) Handling script tags in SVG mode requires the client to support it
+too. The specs are a bit hazy and any input on it would be appreciated:
+\<-look under the script end tag .
+6\) I couldn't guess how to find out whether the document is an
+iframe-source document. If any inputs can be provided, it would be
+helpful enough. :)
+7\) The charset detection mechanism previously prescaned the doc upto 512
+bytes to find the meta tag. This has been increased it to 1024 bytes,
+and this requires approval of the core developers. Also, currently, no
+algorithms have been implemented to auto-detect document encoding. If
+appropriate sources are provided, I will try implementing those in
+8\) XML violations are a special set of rules to make make the API safe
+for the xml pipeline. And Hubbub currently doesn't support it. If the
+core developers see this to be neccessary at all, I will try
+implementing it. Ref:
+9\) Some errors out of my knowledge may have crept into the library.
+After all human is all but err :-P
+Rupinder Singh Khokhar