[Python-Dev] Fixing the XML batteries

Xavier Morel python-dev at masklinn.net
Sun Dec 11 23:47:45 CET 2011

On 2011-12-11, at 23:03 , Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> People are still using PyXML, despite it's not being maintained anymore.
> Telling them to replace 4DOM with minidom is much more appropriate than
> telling them to rewrite in ET.

From my understanding, Stefan's suggestion is mostly aimed at "new"
python users trying to manipulate XML and not knowing what to use
(yet). It's not about telling people to rewrite existing codebase
(it's a good idea as well when possible, as far as I'm concerned, but
it's a different issue).

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