Suggestions on Python XML.

Thomas Guettler guettli at
Mon Jul 26 17:34:55 CEST 2004

Am Fri, 23 Jul 2004 22:47:37 -0700 schrieb June Moore:

> Hi,
> I would like to write a script in Python that takes XML request, query
> MySQL database and sends XML requests back.
> Can anyone here suggest any relevant links / tutorials on the web that
> are related to allow me to do this?


Try to break your problem into several smaller ones.

1. Parse the request (not http, just a normal file)
   I suggest sax: import xml.sax

2. Learn how to handle a HTTP-Request 
   (module cgi and cgitb)

3. Try to make queries with mysql

4. Create valid XML
   You can use fd.write() or a library.

Good luck,

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