Newbie to XML in Python

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Fri Aug 20 16:52:55 CEST 2004


Jens Thiede wrote:

> XML in Python doesn't seem easy or intuitive. All I need to do, is to 
> interpret a small piece of XML in which I store data for the contents of 
> an autorun menu. What is the quickest/most effective way to do this?

Quickest to run or quickest to write?

Most effective how?

The answer might, as answers often do, depend on the specific
characteristics of your "small piece of XML".  I could easily
picture a tiny non-XML parser being considered the "quickest
and most effective" way for certain jobs...

-Peter



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