Podcast catcher in Python

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Sat Sep 19 05:33:40 CEST 2009

On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 7:34 PM, Chuck <galois271 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am using Python 3.1, but I can't figure out why I can't use
> xml.dom.minidom.  Here is my code:
> from xml.dom.minidom import parse, parseString
> url = 'http://minnesota.publicradio.org/tools/podcasts/
> grammar_grater.xml'  #just for test purposes
> doc = parse(url)  #I have also tried parseString(url), not to mention
> a million other methods from xml.Etree, xml.sax etc...  all to no
> avail
> What the heck am I doing wrong?  How can I get this xml file and use
> the toprettyxml() method.  Or something, so I can parse it.  I don't
> have any books and the documentation for Python kind of sucks.  I am a
> complete noob to Python and internet programming.  (I'm sure that is
> obvious :) )

Impossible to say, considering *you didn't actually state what
problem/error you're encountering*.


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