.items() method returns the attributes as if
they were a dictionary and you had called the
.items() method on that dictionary: the result
is a list of two-element tuples
(, one for each XML attribute of
Attribute values are returned in no particular order.
Here's an example.
>>> node = etree.fromstring("<event time='1830' cost='3.50' rating='nc-03'/>") >>> node.items() [('cost', '3.50'), ('time', '1830'), ('rating', 'nc-03')] >>>