[XML-SIG] PyXML and DOM example 'generate_xml1.py'
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Sep 14 13:35:53 CEST 2008
David Lucena wrote:
> I've started to use PyXML because I needed a xml library for
> a tool I am making.
if you're writing new code, I strongly suggest using a library based on
the ElementTree API instead of struggling with an old, unmaintained and
rather unwieldy XML library.
if I'm reading things correctly, your entire example boils down to
import xml.etree.ElementTree as ET
elem = ET.Element("spam", eggs="sunny side up")
elem.text = "some text here..."
with the ET API.
The standard implementation of ET is included in Python 2.5 and later:
and is available for Python 1.5.2 and newer from here:
and there's also a separate implementation based on the libxml2 and
libxslt libraries, which adds validation and lots of other goodies:
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