[XML-SIG] Python and DOM

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
12 Mar 2002 21:57:57 +0100

Norman Samuelson <nhs@llnl.gov> writes:

> One way of doing that is to write the XML directly.  That is a lot of
> work and can be difficult to maintain.  I would like to try building a
> DOM tree, then simply let DOM write the tree out in XML.  Is there a
> DOM interface for Python that would be suitable for that?

Certainly. Since Python 2.2, xml.dom.minidom is available; it is a DOM
2 Core implementation. Use xml.dom.minidom.parse to create a DOM tree;
use toxml() on the resulting tree to serialize the tree again.