Is "feedparser" deprecated?

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Sat Aug 8 03:10:39 CEST 2009

En Fri, 07 Aug 2009 16:07:48 -0300, John Nagle <nagle at>

>    Feedparser requires SGMLlib, which has been removed from Python 3.0.
> Feedparser hasn't been updated since 2007. Does this mean Feedparser
> is dead?

Since we have generic and easy of use XML parsers like ElementTree and
lxml,  specialized rss parsers like feedparser are not so much required.
I've used ElementTree when I had to parse an rss feed in the past (not so
many times).

Gabriel Genellina

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