Python and XML

Lots of noise about Python’s vast plethora of XML libraries from Nelson and responses from Uche. I still think it’s too complicated. Way too complicated. What I want to do is this:

>>> import xmllib
>>> xmldoc = xmllib.open("filename.xml")
>>> print xmldoc.xpath("//node1/node2")
[<DOM Element: node2 at 0x3457>, <DOM Element: node2 at 0x090532>]
>>> print xmldoc.dom.getElementsByTagName("node2")
[<DOM Element: node2 at 0x3457>, <DOM Element: node2 at 0x090532>]

That’d do me. In fact, I think I might write it.

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