[XML-SIG] Does Python libexpat and EXPAT

hari haricibi83 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 02:16:34 CEST 2009

Hi ,
Thanks, now I want to know is whether Expat is used as the base for
developing Python libexpat. Sorry to keep on asking questions.


On Aug 21, 2:37 am, Stefan Behnel <stefan... at behnel.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> copying my answer from comp.lang.python:
> hari wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Am very new to XML, I have a query, Does  Python libexpat and EXPAT
> > are same or they are diffrent?
> Depends on what you mean with "EXPAT". Python's expat module that you can
> find in the standard library is the well known non-validating XML parser
> originally written by James Clark.
> BTW, if you are new to XML and want to use it in Python, you might want to
> start with the xml.etree package.
> Stefan
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