Numerous file parsers vs. XML

Timothy Grant tjg at
Tue Feb 20 11:50:29 EST 2001

Thanks Martin,

I'll take a look at it and see if it fits.

I'm still debating whether I'm looking for a solution where
there is no problem!

On Tue, Feb 20, 2001 at 02:04:04PM +0100, Martin von Loewis wrote:
> Timothy Grant <tjg at> writes:
> > Are there any XML modules available that would read and XML
> > configuration file for me and return a dictionary of the
> > contents?
> > 
> > Am I being silly and looking for a solution where I don't have
> > a problem?
> The easiest way may be to read the document into a DOM tree using
> xml.dom.minidom of Python 2.0, then use the DOM API to find the bits
> and pieces you are looking for.

Stand Fast,

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