ANN: Gnosis Utils 1.0.4

David Mertz, Ph.D. mertz at gnosis.cx
Mon Sep 30 07:31:27 CEST 2002


Subject: [Announce] Gnosis (XML) Utils 1.0.4
Date: Mon 09-30-2002

BACKGROUND:  Gnosis Utilites contains a number of Python libraries, most
(but not all) related to working with XML.  These include:

    gnosis.xml.pickle       (XML pickling of Python objects)
    gnosis.xml.objectify    (Any XML to "native" Python objects)
    gnosis.xml.validity     (Enforce validity constraints)
    gnosis.xml.indexer      (XPATH indexing of XML documents)
    gnosis.indexer          (Full-text indexing/searching)
    [...].convert.txt2html  (Convert ASCII source files to HTML)
    gnosis.util.dtd2sql     (DTD -> SQL 'CREATE TABLE' statements)
    gnosis.util.sql2dtd     (SQL query -> DTD for query results)
    gnosis.util.xml2sql     (XML -> SQL 'INSERT INTO' statements)
    gnosis.util.combinators (Combinatorial higher-order functions)
    gnosis.util.introspect  (Introspect Python objects)

...and so much more! :-)

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This release contains a variety of minor bugfixes contributed by
users:

 * gnosis.xml.validity accidentally left out of 1.0.3
   distribution.

 * gnosis.introspect has minor improvements/corrections.

 * User contributed, but not really tested, improvements to
   gnosis.indexer.  Let me know if this breaks something (it has
   to do with reindexing working correctly).

 * Cleanup of gnosis.xml.objectify bug introduced in 1.0.3
   (problem was detecting file object rather than string or
   DOM).

 * Probably something else I forgot.

It may be obtained at:
   http://gnosis.cx/download/Gnosis_Utils-1.0.4.tar.gz

The current release is always available as:
   http://gnosis.cx/download/Gnosis_Utils-current.tar.gz

Try it out, have fun, send feedback!

David Mertz (mertz at gnosis.cx)







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