pythonic parsing of URL
steve at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au
Sat Jul 28 07:04:09 CEST 2007
On Sat, 28 Jul 2007 03:10:32 +0000, GreenH wrote:
> I get some string as below from a library method (qt3
> QDropEvent.data()) I use.
> I need file path on my system, for the above example:
> C:/Documents and Settings/Username/My Documents/45-61-Abc fold-
> I am doing the below, it doesn't look pythonic,
> can someone suggest any elegant solution, which is not too cryptic to
> understand? yep, I do care about readability of the code to average
> python user :)
import urlparse, sys
fileURLname = ("file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/Username/"
pathname = urlparse.urlparse(fileURLname)
if sys.platform == "win32":
clean = nturl2path.url2pathname(pathname)
clean = urllib.unquote(pathname)
> tmpTuple = urlparse.urlparse(fileURLname)
> tmpString = tmpTuple.strip('/\\')
> fileName = urllib.unquote(tmpString)
> #For some reason the string contained in 'fileName' has some
> unprintable trailing characters, Any ideas on that?
It works for me: No trailing characters at all, printable or otherwise.
>>> len(fileName.split('.vru', 1))
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