Getting a DOM element's children by type (STUPID)
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at web.de
Thu Jun 9 01:46:02 CEST 2005
Tom Anderson wrote:
> This strikes me as a rather common thing to want to do, but i can't see
> a method for it; it seems i have to go through elem.childNodes myself,
> fishing out the ones i want. Or rather, to write exactly the same
> three-line helper function that millions of other people must have
> written to do this. Am i missing something blindingly obvious? I'm happy
> to RTFM here, but would appreciate a pointer to the appropriate such
> manual, since the docs i have to hand are somewhat unenlightening.
No RTFM here - it's just that (stupid..) way. Go read up RTFMs on
elementtree or XPath though - they'll do what you want.
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