[Twisted-Python] domish.Element.__getattr__() or xpath.XPathQuery

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Mon Feb 8 08:38:52 EST 2010

On 11:03 am, screwtape at froup.com wrote:
>On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 08:26:43AM +0100, Gabriel Rossetti wrote:
>>Ok, thank you. Just a question, would it be interesting to anyone to
>>be able to choose in between the internal XPATH implementation and an
>>external lib/implementation for the XMPP stuff? I have often wondered
>>if it would not be better to allow the user to choose.
>I seem to recall that the last time people discussed reusing a generic 
>library rather than a custom one, it was discovered that XMPP isn't
>quite actually XML - it has a bunch of crazy restrictions that 
>mean you need an XMPP-specific library. If there's a third-part XMPP
>library that could be plugged in, that would be a very interesting 
>to know.

The discussion is mostly summarized here:


I hope that eventually someone will find a good XML library which has 
the the features described there, and then we can switch to it.


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