Python XML processing of RSS files

Uche Ogbuji uche.ogbuji at fourthought.com
Sun Feb 6 17:54:37 CET 2000


anthonydelorenzo at my-deja.com wrote:
> 
> I'm working on adding a newsfeed via RSS (rich
> site summary) files, which are in XML.
> 
> I've used Pyxie to parse the files and output them
> as HTML, which seems to work fine, except that any
> character entities (eg ") screw up the
> character data for that element.
> 
> Is there a better way to do this?  If not, how can
> I make Pyxie work properly with character
> elements?

This sounds like an ideal job for a style-sheet processor.  Have you
considered this approach?  4XSLT, our XSLT processor written in Python,
implements all but a small portion of the spec, and certainly enough for
most transformation tasks.  We've used it in a variety of situations,
including news-feed conversion.

http://FourThought.com/4Suite

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