nlv11281 at natlab.research.philips.com
Wed Jan 4 07:38:14 EST 2006
> 2. html(encode|decode) for translating all defined entity characters; > currently pythons default cgi.escape only translates "&", "<" and ">", > and xml.sax.saxutils.escape is both silly if you're not using sax for > anything else, and not convenient as you have to give it the translation > table. I probably understand your question wrong, but... &<> are the only characters that need escaping, so cgi.escape should be sufficient. International characters can be output using the right codepage in your header, or by using &...; markups. > Also a simple method to unescape these is quite useful aswell. What would you use it for (I never had any need for it in >5 years of server programming in many, many languages)?