[Tutor] SAXReaderNotAvailable - problems using xml.dom in python2.1.3

Adrian Maier am@fx.ro
Sun Apr 27 04:26:57 2003

Craig Davey (craig@eigentone-solo-collective.net) a scris :
> Greetings
> I'm quite new to python so I apologize if I've overlooked the obvious. 
> I've just installed python2.1.3 on Mac OS 10.2 and have run into a 
> problem demonstrated by the following:
>    File "/opt/PYTHON/PYTHON2.1.3/lib/python2.1/xml/sax/__init__.py", 
> line 88, in make_parser
>      raise SAXReaderNotAvailable("No parsers found", None)
> xml.sax._exceptions.SAXReaderNotAvailable: No parsers found
> --- /snip ------------

Very recently (a few days ago) i had exactly the same problem. 
Danny Yoo was kind enough to tell me the solution: you need to install an
additional module called PyXML    (pyxml.sourceforge.net).

Good luck!

> I'm coming at this from a mostly ECMAScript and Lingo background so I'm 
> afraid most of these errors are lost on me. I do understand that 
> without some way to parse xml into a dom I'm going to have a hard time 
> working with xml in python. Any pointers on how to resolve this problem 
> are most appreciated, I really do not know where to start.
> - Craig Davey
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Adrian Maier