[XML-SIG] pyXML errors on install

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Thu May 14 07:46:20 CEST 2009

Dennis Spring wrote:
> I downloaded pyXML and read the 'readMe' doc .

Then you missed the fact that PyXML is unmaintained and outdated.

> I am not tied to the notion of using pyXML, however I need to be able to read and process
>  xml strings, not xml files.

Use the xml.etree.ElementTree module (in the stdlib since 2.5, available
for Py2.2+). It has a "fromstring()" function that does the job. It's also
a lot easier to use than anything in the xml.dom or xml.sax package.


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