gerrit.holl at pobox.com
Tue Nov 30 14:12:24 CET 1999
William Park wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 1999 at 09:03:46PM +0000, Phil Hunt wrote:
> > Is there a function in the standard Python library to HTML-ize text,
> > i.e. to replace 'a > b & c < d' with 'a > b & c < d'?
> > (I realize this can be done with regular expressions, but is there
> > an easy way?)
> > --
> > Phil Hunt - - - phil at comuno.com
> The following function replaces [<&>] unconditionally.
> def escapeall(s):
> s = string.replace(s, '&', '&') # do this first
> s = string.replace(s, '<', '<')
> s = string.replace(s, '>', '>')
> return s
> I used this in my 'HTMLtag' module which generates HTML tags.
This is better:
for k, v in htmlentitydefs.items():
s = string.replace(s, v, '&' + k)
By the way, why doesn't the cgi module does this?
"The move was on to 'Free the Lizard'"
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