[Qgis-developer] QtXml is no longer maintained in Qt5

Luca Manganelli luca76 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 01:09:20 PST 2014

On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 10:04 AM, G. Allegri <giohappy at gmail.com> wrote:
> QtXml is really, damn slow. PyQt with QtXml is worst then lxml, just to make
> a comparison. Switching to a streamlined xml parser would be advisable, but
> I know it would a deep refactoring for a lot of QGIS's code.
> Maybe it should be considered within the next big refactorings (geometry,
> composer, etc.), but it won't be easy to find a sponsor specifically for
> this...

For a project at my organization, I used the standard python module
"XML.ElementTree" and it seems really good and fast. It's very easy to
read, modify, add elements...

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