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Python XML Schema Bindings

Project description

PyXB is a pure Python package that generates Python code for classes that correspond to data structures defined by XMLSchema. In concept it is similar to JAXB for Java and CodeSynthesis XSD for C++.

The major goals of PyXB are:

  • Provide a generated Python interface that is “Pythonic”, meaning similar to one that would have been hand-written:

    • Attributes and elements are Python properties, with name conflicts resolved in favor of elements

    • Elements with maxOccurs larger than 1 are stored as Python lists

    • Bindings for type extensions inherit from the binding for the base type

    • Enumeration constraints are exposed as class (constant) variables

  • Support bi-directional conversion (document to Python and back)

  • Allow easy customization of the generated bindings to provide functionality along with content

  • Support all XMLSchema features that are in common use, including:

    • complex content models (nested all/choice/sequence)

    • cross-namespace dependencies

    • include and import directives

    • constraints on simple types

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