8.7.3 minidom and the DOM standard

The xml.dom.minidom module is essentially a DOM 1.0-compatible DOM with some DOM 2 features (primarily namespace features).

Usage of the DOM interface in Python is straight-forward. The following mapping rules apply:

The following interfaces have no implementation in xml.dom.minidom:

Most of these reflect information in the XML document that is not of general utility to most DOM users.

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