[Python-Dev] Fixing the XML batteries

Dirkjan Ochtman dirkjan at ochtman.nl
Fri Dec 9 16:09:51 CET 2011

On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 09:02, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> a) The stdlib documentation should help users to choose the right tool right
> from the start.
> b) cElementTree should finally loose it's "special" status as a separate
> library and disappear as an accelerator module behind ElementTree.

An at least somewhat informed +1 from me. The ElementTree API is a
very good way to deal with XML from Python, and it deserves to be
promoted over the included alternatives.

Let's deprecate the NiCad batteries and try to guide users toward the
Li-Ion ones.



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