a few more questions on XML and python

Rajarshi Guha rxg218 at psu.edu
Fri Jan 4 05:41:51 CET 2002


On Thursday 03 January 2002 21:38 in comp.lang.python Martin v. Loewis 
wrote:

> Rajarshi Guha <rxg218 at psu.edu> writes:
> 
>> Or am I supposed to just do the handling by extractin the information
>> provided by expat. If so is there any type of 'hook' system where I can
>> plug in my handlers.
> 
[snip]
> Alternatively, you may want to look at the DOM API. There, the parser
> reads the entire document first, and gives you a tree structure. You
> can then traverse this tree structure as you want.

Thanks for the pointer regarding DOM - it was very useful.
I do have another question - how can I traverse the tree and see what 
available tags got read in? Where can I look up the methods available and 
the actual tree structuire? I tried reading the actual .py file but I got 
all mixed up - is there any reference to the available methods.?

TIA,

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