[XML-SIG] python-xml unsupported?
stefan_ml at behnel.de
Mon Feb 11 08:06:06 CET 2008
Bob Kline wrote:
> According to http://www.python.org/community/sigs/current/xml-sig/
> "While Python includes basic XML processing capabilities, the goal of
> this SIG is to make Python become //the// premier language for XML
> processing. The SIG, through the mailing list
> <http://www.python.org/pipermail/xml-sig/> and the PyXML
> <http://pyxml.sf.net> project hosted on SourceForge <http://www.sf.net>,
> is helping to decide what software is required for this purpose, and
> coordinate its implementation and documentation." When I follow the
> link to the SourceForge project, the first thing I see is " PyXML is no
> longer maintained."
That is true. It has not been updated in years.
> So does this mean that the SIG expects Python to
> become "/the/ premier language for XML processing" without support for
> validating XML documents?
No, just by embracing better tools like ElementTree (which is in stdlib) and
lxml (which supports validation, which you were asking for).
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