XML question, DOM or SAX?

Bengt Richter bokr at oz.net
Fri Oct 18 21:20:36 CEST 2002


On Fri, 18 Oct 2002 16:42:30 +0200, Markus von Ehr <markus.vonehr at ipm.fhg.de> wrote:

>Hi,
>
>1.
>I want to save one or more spectras in a XML file.
>The program shall be able to read this file into my own
>data object structure, too.
>The data can be displayed or altered.
>After all the data has to be saved again to XML.
>
Why XML? Is there another consumer of the data whose requirements
you are catering to? Have you looked at the pickle module?

(BTW, I think someone has also written a pickler that uses XML, but I
forgot what it's called)

>Shall I use SAX or DOM?
>
The structure looks simple enough just to generate with
print statements and a loop or two.

Regards,
Bengt Richter



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