[XML-SIG] Any standard (and python libs) for storing basic tables in XML?

Thomas B. Passin tpassin at comcast.net
Sun Feb 29 23:15:19 EST 2004

Kenneth McDonald wrote:

> I'm going to be doing some UIs with tables soon (using either the Tk 
> Text or TkTable widgets--still need to check the latter), and thought it 
> would be a no-brainer to store the table data in some sort of XML 
> format. I can make up my own easily enough, of course, but first thought 
> I would check to see if there was a standard of any sort for 
> representing simple tabular data in XML, and if so, if there are any 
> python libs for working with it.

There isn't any real standard, but you might like to look at RAX -


This is a simple API/implementation for working with basic 
record-oriented documents.  It is rather old, but should still be useful.


Tom P

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