XML and Python

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Thu Jan 9 08:37:31 CET 2003


Paul Smith <nospam1 at acmecomm.net> wrote:
>
>Hi gang,
>	I recently rediscovered Python, and I'm interested in using it for a 
>project I'm embarking on. It involves a lot of XML/XSLT processing, and 
>I'm trying to figure out which python XML module set/paradigm to 
>concentrate on.
>	Can anyone point me to a resource which compares and contrasts, and 
>describes the interalationships between the many python XML packages out 
>there? I've briefly looked through xmllib, 4Suite, libxml2, and PyXML, 
>and found there's a lot of overlap and inbreeding. Anyone out there with 
>experience using these various packages care to run down the 
>virues/faults of each and balance ease-of-use vs. features?

I _STRONGLY_ recommend that you invest in the book, "Python & XML" by
Christopher Jones & Fred Drake.  I'm only half-way through, and it's
already been worth the money.
-- 
- Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
  Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.




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