[Python-Dev] Re: Deprecated xmllib module

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Dec 5 08:40:47 CET 2004

Raymond Hettinger wrote:

> Hmph.  The xmllib module has been deprecated since Py2.0 but is not
> listed in PEP 4.
> Question:  Do we have to keep it for another two years because of that
> omission?
> It seems somewhat silly to keep an obsolete, supplanted module that
> doesn't full support XML 1.0.

it's better to be somewhat silly than to be arrogant and stupid.

if python-dev cares about existing users, xmllib should stay in there until 3.0.


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