Can I download XML data from the web and save, in as CSV or TXT delimitation?

Denis McMahon denismfmcmahon at
Wed Aug 19 19:01:10 CEST 2015

On Wed, 19 Aug 2015 04:57:44 -0700, ryguy7272 wrote:


Downloading xml from the web is easy

writing csv or txt is easy

The tricky bit is converting the xml you have into the csv or text data 
you want.

And to do that, you need to understand the structure of the xml data that 
you are receiving and how the xml nodes and their attributes and values 
should be mapped into the csv file you want to create.

Unfortunately I don't think that there is a single standard mechanism for 
doing that bit, although there are some tools and libraries that can help.

Denis McMahon, denismfmcmahon at

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