fellowiki/util/assorted.py

# Copyright (c) 2006 Jan Niklas Fingerle
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"""fellowiki assorted utilities

TODO: overview

assorted should read "unsorted" ;-) TODO: Sort. Sort of. Ish. 
    
"""

import re
from turbogears import identity

# TODO: howto support CElementTree (portably!, utf8-support?)

from elementtree.ElementTree import Element


def attributes_from_dict(dict_):
    """initialize class instance from __init__ arguments

        Taken from Python Cookbook, 2nd edition, recipe 6.18 
        TODO: elaborate, license
        
    """

    self_ = dict_.pop('self')
    for name, value in dict_.iteritems():
        setattr(self_, name, value)
   
def save_add(val_1, val_2):
    """add to values, None being a neutral element to the addition
    
    parameters: val_1,
                val_2: two values to be added
    returns: val_1 + val_2 iff both aren't None, else the one, that isn't
             None, or None if both are None
    throws: whatever may be thrown by adding val_1 and val_2 if both aren't
            None
    
    """
    if val_2 is None:
        return val_1
    elif val_1 is None:
        return val_2
    else:
        return val_1 + val_2

def add_element_contents(etree_1, etree_2, ret_type):
    """adds the content of to elementtree elements
    
    parameters: etree_1,
                etree_2:  two elementtree.ElementTree.Element instances
                ret_type: elementtype of the Element instance to be returned
    returns: new Element instance of type ret_type with the contents of 
             etree_1 and etree_2 concatenated. If any of the etree_n has a 
             .tail (i.e. text following the end tag), it (the tail) will be 
             ignored.

    """

    # The tricky thing is, that the last text (non-element) content of etree_1
    # resides in the ".tail" of the last contained element if there is one. 
    # Otherwise, the ".text" is the only content, therefore it is the last
    # text content.

    ret = Element(ret_type)
    if len(etree_1) == 0:
        ret.text = save_add(etree_1.text, etree_2.text)
        ret[:] = etree_2[:]
    else:
        last_sub = etree_1[len(etree_1)-1]
        last_sub.tail = save_add(last_sub.tail, etree_2.text)
        ret.text = etree_1.text
        ret[:] = etree_1[:-1] + [last_sub] + etree_2[:]
    return ret

def check_for_permission(perm):
    """check for a permission explicitly"""
    if not (perm is None or
            perm in identity.current.permissions):
        raise identity.IdentityFailure, "don't have permission %s" % perm
        
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