[BangPypers] parsing xml

Anand Chitipothu anandology at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 07:46:23 CEST 2011

2011/7/29 Baishampayan Ghose <b.ghose at gmail.com>:
>> minidom is the fastest solution if you consider the programmer time
>> instead of developer time.  Minidom is available in standard library,
>> you don't have to add another dependency and worry about PyPI
>> downtimes and lxml compilations failures.
> FWIW, ElementTree is a part of the standard library as well and is
> known to be much better than minidom in various ways.

New in version 2.5.

I don't do much xml parsing and I've always been using minidom when I
needed it. I think I should update my knowledge.


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