According to bug report: #533354 there is a
known bug with getting parse() and parseString() in minidom to work in Jython
2.1. I'm having this same issue and I need to resolve it for some stuff here at
One person commented in the report that he was able
to get around the problem by:
"I've found a temporary work around by updating the
drv_xmlproc.py included with jython-2.1 with that from
Not sure what other ramifications there are with this
change but preliminary testing shows that minidom's
parseString will now
My question is, do I just need to replace that
file, or is there more to it? I tried replacing the version that came with
Jython with the one from my Python 2.1/PyXML0.7.3 installation but I'm still
getting the problem.
Anybody have any suggestions? I really need this
working for a project.