Processing XML File

jakecjacobson jakecjacobson at
Mon Feb 1 22:46:53 CET 2010

On Jan 29, 2:41 pm, Stefan Behnel <stefan... at> wrote:
> Sells, Fred, 29.01.2010 20:31:
> > Google is your friend.  Elementtree is one of the better documented
> > IMHO, but there are many modules to do this.
> Unless the OP provides some more information, "do this" is rather
> underdefined. And sending someone off to Google who is just learning the
> basics of Python and XML and trying to solve a very specific problem with
> them is not exactly the spirit I'm used to in this newsgroup.
> Stefan

Just want to thank everyone for their posts.  I got it working after I
discovered a name space issue with this code.

xmlDoc = libxml2.parseDoc(guts)
# Ignore namespace and just get the Resource
resourceNodes = xmlDoc.xpathEval('//*[local-name()="Resource"]')
for rNode in resourceNodes:
    print rNode

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