[XML-SIG] Bug in ElementTree (or in my xml file )?

lienard.bruno at free.fr lienard.bruno at free.fr
Sun Apr 17 19:33:40 CEST 2005

I have a strange bug in an xml file. I try to parse it with the following

import cElementTree as ElementTree
##from elementtree import ElementTree

inputFile = "c:\Test0\\bug.xml"

tree = ElementTree.ElementTree()

root = tree.getroot()
iter = root.getiterator()
for element in iter:
    print element.tag

The file is here:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="us-ascii"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
<DIV class="paragraph"
style=" padding:14.88pt 36.00pt 0.00pt 69.84pt; text-align:justify;">

  <SPAN class="font8" style=" line-height:12.00pt;">It is should be
  adapted on the fly and should be
  <BR />
  <SPAN style=" letter-spacing:0.50pt;">affected as minimal as
  possible during
  <BR /></SPAN>adaptation. Adaptation approaches are different
  <BR />in the adaptation granularity (procedure, module,
  <BR />
  <SPAN style=" letter-spacing:-0.45pt;">(simplicity,</SPAN>
  <SPAN style=" letter-spacing:-0.45pt;">duration,</SPAN>
  <SPAN class="font1">             </SPAN>
  <SPAN style=" letter-spacing:-0.45pt;">automation,</SPAN></SPAN>

I get the following error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:\Python23\Lib\site-packages\pythonwin\pywin\framework\scriptutils.py",
line 310, in RunScript
    exec codeObject in __main__.__dict__
  File "C:\Test0\FineReader\FixXml.py", line 7, in ?
    text += gettext(e)
  File "<string>", line 24, in parse
SyntaxError: not well-formed (invalid token): line 17, column 22

I can't understand why! I think my xml file is wrong (when I remove the
corresponding line, eveything is ok).

Can anydoby tell me where is the mistake ?

Thank you,

Bruno Lienard

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