Base XML Dumper

Note

Do not use the XML directly.

dictdumper.xml contains XML only, which dumpers an extensible markup language (XML) format file. Usage sample is described as below.

>>> dumper = XML(file_name)
>>> dumper(content_dict_1, name=content_name_1)
>>> dumper(content_dict_2, name=content_name_2)
............

Todo

  • Supports more dtd of XML.

Dumper class

class dictdumper.xml.XML(fname, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: dictdumper.dumper.Dumper

Dump extensible markup language (XML) file.

Note

This is a base dumper for XML format. No dtd supported.

>>> dumper = XML(file_name)
>>> dumper(content_dict_1, name=content_name_1)
>>> dumper(content_dict_2, name=content_name_2)
............
Variables
  • _file (str) – output file name

  • _sptr (int) – indicates start of appending point (file pointer)

  • _tctr (int) – tab level counter

  • _hsrt (str) – start string (_HEADER_START)

  • _hend (str) – end string (_HEADER_END)

__type__ = ()

Type codes.

Type

Tuple[Tuple[type, str]]

Type codes.

Type

Tuple[Tuple[type, str]]

_tctr = 1

Tab level counter.

Type

int

Tab level counter.

Type

int

_hsrt = '<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>\n<content>\n'

XML head string.

_hend = '</content>\n'

XML tail string.

property kind

File format of current dumper.

Return type

Literal[‘xml’]

abstract _append_value(value, file, name)[source]

Call this function to write contents.

Parameters
  • value (Dict[str, Any]) – content to be dumped

  • file (io.TextIOWrapper) – output file

  • name (str) – name of current content block

Internal utilities

dictdumper.xml._HEADER_START = '<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>\n<content>\n'

XML head string.

dictdumper.xml._HEADER_END = '</content>\n'

XML tail string.