xml in python
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Sun May 10 09:40:04 CEST 2009
On 2009-05-10 09:24:36 +0200, Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl> said:
> These days ElementTree is considered the most pythonic way.
> There is also a reimplementation of the ElementTree API based on libxml2
> and libxslt, which has more features but requires a separate install. It
> is largely compatible with ElementTree, however.
Indeed - elementtree and its blazing C implementation celementtree are
included in the standard install.
However, I would also recommend checking out the latter option - lxml.
It's very fast, has an elementtree compatible API and sports some
tricks like XPath and XSLT. There's comprehensive documentation as well
als tutorials, hints and tips here: http://codespeak.net/lxml/
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