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A ClaML reader for Python.

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A ClaML reader for Python. Generated from the ClaML.dtd file from the DIMDI, using PyXB.


Reads classification files in ClaML format (XML) into Python objects. See examples/ for a usage example.



To use ClaML reader in a project:

import python_claml


Read and parse the contents of a ClaML file and print all class codes:

with open(file_name, 'r') as input_file:
    # Read file contents
    contents =
    # Parse ClaML document
    classification: ClaML = claml.CreateFromDocument(contents)
    for cls in classification.Class:


The code was generated using the following commands:

pyxbgen --schema-root=../resources -u ClaML.xsd -m python_claml.claml


From the package index:

pip install python-claml

or from source:

git clone
cd python_claml
pip install .


python test


Copyright (c) 2019 The Hyve B.V.

The ClaML reader is licensed under the MIT License. See the file LICENSE.

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