PrettyPrint not outputing anything !!

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Thu Aug 15 03:35:16 CEST 2002


Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> 
> Sunit Joshi wrote:
> 
> > str = StringIO.StringIO()
> > PrettyPrint(sXml,str)
> > str.getvalue()
> > prints ''
> >
> > Any ideas what might be wrong.
> 
> I'm pretty sure PrettyPrint wants a parsed document, not a string.
> 
> (from what I can tell, the function simply returns if the first argument
> doesn't have a "nodeType" attribute. that's not exactly helpful...)

But it's "prettier" than the exception traceback that would otherwise
be generated.  Maybe they went overboard on the focus on "pretty". ;-)

-Peter



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