4Suite API Documentation

Module Ft

4Suite: an open-source platform for XML and RDF processing.
Copyright 2004 Fourthought, Inc. (USA).
Detailed license and copyright information: http://4suite.org/COPYRIGHT
Project home, documentation, distributions: http://4suite.org/
Classes:
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Globals:

Modules

Module providing common utilities for many 4Suite components, as well as for general use.
Module providing utilities for processing XML files

Classes

class FtException(Exception)
Base class for all 4Suite-specific exceptions

Methods

__getattr__(self, name)
__init__(self, errorCode, messages, argtuple=(), **kwargs)
errorCode = Numeric ID for the type of error. messages = Mapping of errorCodes to localized error message strings. argtuple or keyword args = Values for message string formatting.
Overrides: __init__ from class Exception
__repr__(self)
__str__(self)
Overrides: __str__ from class Exception

Methods inherited from class Exception

__getitem__
class FtWarning(Warning)
Base class for all 4Suite-specific warnings.

Methods inherited from class Exception

__getitem__, __init__, __str__

Functions

GetConfigVar(name)
Return the value of a single variable using the dictionary returned by 'get_config_vars()'. Equivalent to GetConfigVars().get(name)
GetConfigVars(*names)
With no arguments, return a dictionary of all configuration variables relevant for the current installation. With arguments, return a list of values that result from looking up each argument in the configuration variable dictionary.
The following are the currently defined variables and their meaning:

NAME, FULLNAME, VERSION, URL - fields as given for call to setup()
BINDIR - directory for user executables
DATADIR - directory for read-only platform-independent data
LIBDIR - directory for extra libraries
LOCALEDIR - directory for message catalogs
LOCALSTATEDIR - directory for modifiable host-specific data
SYSCONFIDIR - directory for read-only host-specific data
TranslateMessage = gettext(...)

Globals

DEFAULT_ENCODING = 'ANSI_X3.4-1968'
MAX_PYTHON_RECURSION_DEPTH = 10000
__version__ = '1.0'