[XML-SIG] Re: [Twisted-Python] Can anyone recommend a sensible XML parser for Python?
fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Sep 9 07:12:45 EDT 2002
> > For the applications that I'm intending to write, just doing my own parser and
> > API is both more appealing and more rewarding.
> Really? Color me deep skeptical. I have not seen an application on earth
> where implementing one's own parser is a good idea, and precious few where
> implementing one's own API is a good idea.
on the other hand, virtually every commercial XML python user
I know of use their own non-pydom parser/sax-style api/dom-
style api (with 4thought being the obvious exception, of course).
if I couldn't use ElementTree-like apis, I'd probably give up XML
(using element trees, Glyph's use case would look something like:
tree = deepcopy.deepcopy(template_tree)
for node in tree.find(pattern):
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