has anyone implemented perl's HTML::Element and related modules for python?
walter at livinglogic.de
Mon Jun 2 12:12:52 CEST 2003
Jack Diederich wrote:
> On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 12:30:43PM +0000, Tom Bryan wrote:
>>>From a quick look at CPAN, it looks like that's a way to represent an HTML
>>doc as a collection of objects...probably using some sort of Composite
>>Pattern. If that's what you're talking about, I think that HTMLgen is
> Less of a DOM but maybe what you are looking for is HyperText
> It is used like
> from HTML import *
> A(IMG(border = 0, src = 'images/off.gif'), href = 'off.html')
> Fairly simple, I don't do anything complicated w/ HTML so I like it.
> It also throws a fit if attributes aren't in the HTML4.0 spec (which most
> of the time means you made a typo).
You might also take a look at XIST (available at
which uses the same basic principles (HTML elements as Python classes),
but is XML based and is still actively maintained.
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