What library/package to use for parsing XML?

Rob Gaddi rgaddi at highlandtechnology.invalid
Mon Jan 30 18:05:16 EST 2017

On 01/30/2017 02:14 PM, Juan C. wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 3:58 PM, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
>> I want to parse some XML data, it's the address book data from the
>> linux program osmo.  The file I want to parse is like this:-
> Just like Irmen said, use the default xml.etree.ElementTree, it's
> amazing and very simple to use.

And if you get halfway into your project and find ElementTree was 
insufficient, you can switch to lxml without changing practically 
anything you've already written.

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