Martin v. Loewis
06 Nov 2002 18:27:23 +0100
Hung Jung Lu <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Since the Apache group already has Xerces, I am
> wondering why Python does not simply just use it.
Python does use Xerces, see
> (Perl port is done there, too.) What's the main difference (design
> goal, performance, license, etc.) between PyXML and Xerces?
Well, Xerces is for C++, PyXML is for Python; this is the main
PyXML tries to integrate all sorts of XML technology into Python, both
existing one and new one. As for Xerces specifically: PyXML offers a
variety of XML parsers, depending on application needs. It also offers
a variety of APIs for parsing (again depending on application needs).