s-expression parser in python

Patrick Maupin pmaupin at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 20:15:48 EDT 2010

On Apr 6, 7:02 pm, James Stroud <nospamjstroudmap... at mbi.ucla.edu>

I have a parser/emitter I wrote about 4 years ago for EDIF.  Take a
look at the wikipedia article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EDIF

If that is close to you want, I can send it to you.  The whole parser/
emitter/XML round-tripper etc. is only 500 lines, which includes a
bunch of comments.  Tiny.

I've never made a project out of it, but it worked fine for me and a
friend.  (I have a testbench, but unfortunately the test data is

But, I have to take this opportunity to put in a plug for a file
format I created for configuration files.  It's secure (no eval
statements), it's much lighter weight than YAML, and it looks better


Please let me know if you'd like the edif code.

Best regards,

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