[XML-SIG] automatically building Python data structures from DOM trees?
Uche.Ogbuji at fourthought.com
Fri Dec 2 18:52:35 CET 2005
On Fri, 2005-12-02 at 14:07 +0100, Luis Miguel Morillas wrote:
> Mensaje citado por Han-Wen Nienhuys <hanwen at xs4all.nl>:
> > 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.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?
> Yes, Try Amara (http://uche.ogbuji.net/tech/4suite/amara/)
> <python spam="eggs">What do you mean "bleh"</python>
> <python ministry="abuse">But I was looking for argument</python>
> Becomes a data structure such that you can write:
> In order to get the value "eggs" or
Yep, and 'bar.bla.id == "2"' would work out of the box with Amara.
One question, Han-Wen, do you have to use minidom as the source, or can
you go from straight XML? Just seems unnecessary to parse to minidom
and then bind.
Uche Ogbuji Fourthought, Inc.
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