XML vs Python?

Kaz Kylheku kaz at ashi.footprints.net
Fri Jan 24 08:26:42 CET 2003


"N. Thomas" <nthomas at cise.ufl.edu> wrote in message news:<slrnb293jk.1hr.nthomas at rain.cise.ufl.edu>... 
> I then realized that I could have instead stored my data in a Python
> data structure (nested lists, dictionaries, etc.), and have some
> function (i.e. p2xml() and xml2p()) that would convert to and from XML.

Do you know that Lisp programmers have been storing data as nested
lists for forty years? You have rediscovered the wheel.




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