[PyQt] QtXml support in PyQt5

michael h michaelkenth at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 00:32:34 GMT 2014

On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 2:53 AM, Matthias Kuhn <matthias.kuhn at gmx.ch> wrote:

> Hi,
> On the page for differences between PyQt4 and PyQt5 it says that
> "PyQt4’s QtXml module is not supported. Use either the QXMLStreamReader
> and QXMLStreamWriter classes or Python’s standard XML modules." [1]
> This is in line with the recommendation on the Qt5 QtXml documentation
> [1] and the goal to remove deprecated Qt functionality.
> Issue report 32926 [2] for Qt indicates however, that this module is not
> deprecated but considered done and not going to disappear. Do you have
> different information regarding this?
> We use the QtXml classes extensively in our API and rewriting the
> affected parts would involve a considerable amount of work.
> Thank you
> Matthias
> [1] http://qt-project.org/doc/qt-5/qtxml-module.html#details
> [2] https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-32926
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Just to chime in:

I was needing QtXml as well for wrapping poppler-qt5 which makes use of it.

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