[Baypiggies] replacement for urllib2 that can handle xhtml
janssen at parc.com
Fri Dec 31 20:34:57 CET 2010
Charles Merriam <charles.merriam at gmail.com> wrote:
> This shows up on the mailing list every now and then.
> lxml is faster, more tolerant, etc., than Beautful Soup and the built in ones..
Happy to take your word for that, but it's got various prereqs and I've
found it a pain to install (on Macs, which lack an integrated package
system). So I tend to stick to BeautifulSoup.
Horses for courses...
> On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 7:46 PM, Bill Janssen <janssen at parc.com> wrote:
> > BeautifulSoup does xhtml, too.
> > Bill
> > Tony Cappellini <cappy2112 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > What's the best module/package for parsing xhtml?
> > > HTMLParser is built in, but is there another package which is more
> > > like urlib2 or Beautiful Soup- but handles xhtml?
> > >
> > > thanks
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