[Tutor] xml parsing without a root element

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 20:11:33 CEST 2011

On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 1:27 PM, rail shafigulin
<rail.shafigulin at gmail.com>wrote:

> hello everyone.
> i need to parse a an xml-like file. the problem that i'm facing is that
> this file doesn't have the root element but in all other terms it is the
> same as xml, i.e
> <tag1>
> </tag1>
> <tag2>
> </tag2>
> <tag3/>
> does anybody know if there is a module in python that allows to process an
> xml file without a root element? i tried ElementTree but it didn't work.
> any help is appreciated
> thanks
> Why not read the file into a buffer, put the xml tag at the top and wrap
the buffer with a root element.  Then try ElementTree

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