[Python-Dev] Deprecated xmllib module

Bill Janssen janssen at parc.com
Tue Dec 7 02:49:40 CET 2004

> Statements like this are pretty common, but there's no evidence (that I've
> ever seen pointed to) that someone has *measured* how many people want
> modules for X.

I almost didn't send this in, because I figured someone would have to
argue with it.

> If there are that many people that want (e.g.) a CSS parser, wouldn't there
> be a 3rd party one that everyone is using that could be proposed for
> addition into the standard library?

As far as I can tell, there are no CSS or XML 1.1 parsers for Python, period.


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