[XML-SIG] python premiere language for processing XML?

John W. Shipman john at nmt.edu
Sat Dec 27 01:48:27 CET 2008

On Fri, 26 Dec 2008, D VanBoom wrote:

| You claim to want Python to be the premier language for
| processing XML - but your pyxml module only supports
| Python 2.4?  I am trying to learn Python and so far very
| impressed with the core language but the Python community
| is a disaster area.   Documentation is sparse, fragmented
| and very poorly written. Examples are rare, and many modules
| are not compiled against the latest version of Python.

I have no control over this claim on the python.org site,
but I can tell you that there is a much better interface,
the lxml module.  I've written a modest user guide that
covers reading, modifying, and generating XML:


Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or

Best regards,
John Shipman (john at nmt.edu), Applications Specialist, NM Tech Computer Center,
Speare 119, Socorro, NM 87801, (505) 835-5950, http://www.nmt.edu/~john
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