Thanks, Jens, that's the answer.
As I say, I'll probably have more questions about the resolvers in time.
________________________________ From: Jens Quade firstname.lastname@example.org Sent: 22 May 2018 23:59:56 To: Duthie, Roger J.A. Subject: Re: [lxml] Personal problems with resolve_string
I haven’t worked with the Resolver class, but if you call the method via the class (and not by self.), shouldn’t the first parameter be self?
def resolve(self, url, id, context):
# pass this byte object to the resolve_string method return etree.Resolver.resolve_string(content, id, context, base_url=url)
according to http://lxml.de/1.3/resolvers.html#resolvers
should work. (and do the same, as long as you do not overwrite resolve_string in your simple_string_resolver class.). Also, you may want to follow PEP 8 https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/ when naming things (like SimpleStringResolver).
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