[XML-SIG] Re: Pyxie

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Fri, 30 Jun 2000 09:25:05 -0500

> Sean, is "create a PYX stream" correct?
> I read between the lines there and assumed Pyxie used pyexpat to parse
> the XML and "create PYX [events]", so no subprocess was used.  In
> which case the double parse isn't happening.

Pyxie uses a tempfile:


import tempfile
tempfilename = tempfile.mktemp()
global tfo
tfo = open (tempfilename,"w")

def StartElementHandler(name,attrs):
	global tfo
	tfo.write ("(%s\n" % name)
	i = 0
	while i < len(attrs):
		tfo.write ("A%s %s\n" % (attrs[i] , attrs[i+1]))
		i = i + 2

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