[erlang-questions] Rant: I hate parsing XML with Erlang

Ladislav Lenart <>
Tue Oct 23 14:07:20 CEST 2007

Joel Reymont wrote:
> I only have so much horizontal real-estate on my screen and I totally  
> hate how xmlElement and xmlAttribute take so much of it. I also hate  
> how XML parsing code looks in Erlang.
> Am I the only one?

Nope, you are not. And from the record names it seems you are using xmerl.
I have to admit that I never got my head around it... However I have more
than positive experience with erlsom library so might take a look at it.

Hope this helps,

Ladislav Lenart

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