src/reportlab/lib/rparsexml.py
changeset 3029 eded59f94021
parent 3028 082f5208644e
child 3138 3c1f87352b7b
--- a/src/reportlab/lib/rparsexml.py	Thu Dec 11 17:15:26 2008 +0000
+++ b/src/reportlab/lib/rparsexml.py	Fri Dec 12 15:55:34 2008 +0000
@@ -1,4 +1,15 @@
-"""Radically simple xml parsing
+"""Very simple and fast XML parser, used for intra-paragraph text.
+
+Devised by Aaron Watters in the bad old days before Python had fast
+parsers available.  Constructs the lightest possible in-memory
+representation; parses most files we have seen in pure python very
+quickly.
+
+The output structure is the same as the one produced by pyRXP,
+our validating C-based parser, which was written later.  It will
+use pyRXP if available.
+
+This is used to parse intra-paragraph markup.
 
 Example parse::