Is xmlrpclib slow?

Gillou nospam at
Thu Sep 27 19:06:10 CEST 2001

Its strongly recommanded to install "sgmlop" as indicated in the comments of

# Notes:
# this version uses the sgmlop XML parser, if installed.  this is
# typically 10-15x faster than using Python's standard XML parser.
# you can get the sgmlop distribution from:

Hope the future xmlrpclib will use the new PyXML package in place of the
_nearly deprecated_ xmllib.


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