is elementTree really a part of python 2.6?

Chris Rebert clp2 at
Thu Oct 28 10:43:25 CEST 2010

On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 1:23 AM, hackingKK <hackingkk at> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Some days back I had asked a few questions about parsing xml files using
> python.
> I have tryed dom.minidom module but I did not like the prittyPrint way of
> writing nodes.
> There were many other things I did not quite like about dom.minidom, so now
> trying to use elementTree.
> But to my surprise, I could not import xml.elementtree in my default python
> 2.6 setup.

The module is called xml.etree.ElementTree, *not* xml.elementtree.
It's been in Python since v2.5.


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