[XML-SIG] automatically building Python data structures from DOMtrees?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Fri Dec 2 13:58:34 CET 2005

Han-Wen Nienhuys wrote:

> I'm looking for a package that will translate a minidom tree into
> something which  is native python, i.e. translate
> <bar>
>    <bla>
>       <foo id="1" />
>       <foo id="2" />
>    </bla>
> </bar>
> into a python object, for which the following holds
>    bar.bla[1].id == "2"
> Of course,  I would have to supply a mapping from names like "bar" and
> "bla" to my own classes (probably deriving from xml.node).
> Does such a thing exist?

does it has to be a minidom tree?  if not, you can find plenty of alternatives
under the "data bindings" section in this article:



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