WebHelpers / webhelpers /

"""Utility functions used by various web helpers

This module is such a mess that no new helpers should be added to it.
import cgi
import copy
import sys
import urllib
from UserDict import DictMixin
from xml.sax.saxutils import XMLGenerator

def cgi_escape(s, quote=False):
    """Replace special characters '&', '<' and '>' by SGML entities.

    This is a slightly more efficient version of the cgi.escape by
    using 'in' membership to test if the replace is needed.

    if '&' in s:
        s = s.replace("&", "&amp;") # Must be done first!
    if '<' in s:
        s = s.replace("<", "&lt;")
    if '>' in s:
        s = s.replace(">", "&gt;")
    if quote:
        s = s.replace('"', "&quot;")
    return s

def html_escape(s):
    """HTML-escape a string or object.
    This converts any non-string objects passed into it to strings
    (actually, using ``unicode()``).  All values returned are
    non-unicode strings (using ``&#num;`` entities for all non-ASCII
    None is treated specially, and returns the empty string.
    if s is None:
        return ''
    if not isinstance(s, basestring):
        if hasattr(s, '__unicode__'):
            s = unicode(s)
            s = str(s)
    s = cgi_escape(s, True)
    if isinstance(s, unicode):
        s = s.encode('ascii', 'xmlcharrefreplace')
    return s

def iri_to_uri(iri):
    Convert an IRI portion to a URI portion suitable for inclusion in a URL.

    (An IRI is an Internationalized Resource Identifier.)

    This is the algorithm from section 3.1 of RFC 3987.  However, since 
    we are assuming input is either UTF-8 or unicode already, we can 
    simplify things a little from the full method.

    Returns an ASCII string containing the encoded result.
    # The list of safe characters here is constructed from the printable ASCII
    # characters that are not explicitly excluded by the list at the end of
    # section 3.1 of RFC 3987.
    if iri is None:
        return iri
    return urllib.quote(iri, safe='/#%[]=:;$&()+,!?')

class Partial(object):
    """Partial object, which will be in Python 2.5"""
    def __init__(*args, **kw):
        self = args[0]
        self.fn, self.args, = (args[1], args[2:], kw)
    def __call__(self, *args, **kw):
        if kw and
            d =
            d = kw or
        return self.fn(*(self.args + args), **d)

class SimplerXMLGenerator(XMLGenerator):
    def addQuickElement(self, name, contents=None, attrs=None):
        """Add an element with no children."""
        if attrs is None:
            attrs = {}
        self.startElement(name, attrs)
        if contents is not None:

class UnicodeMultiDict(DictMixin):
    A MultiDict wrapper that decodes returned values to unicode on the fly. 
    Decoding is not applied to assigned values.

    The key/value contents are assumed to be ``str``/``strs`` or
    ``str``/``FieldStorages`` (as is returned by the :func:`paste.request.parse`

    Can optionally also decode keys when the ``decode_keys`` argument is

    ``FieldStorage`` instances are cloned, and the clone's ``filename``
    variable is decoded. Its ``name`` variable is decoded when ``decode_keys``
    is enabled.

    def __init__(self, multi=None, encoding=None, errors='strict',
        self.multi = multi
        if encoding is None:
            encoding = sys.getdefaultencoding()
        self.encoding = encoding
        self.errors = errors
        self.decode_keys = decode_keys

    def _decode_key(self, key):
        if self.decode_keys:
            key = key.decode(self.encoding, self.errors)
        return key

    def _decode_value(self, value):
        Decode the specified (``str`` or `FieldStorage``) value to unicode. 
        ``FieldStorage`` objects are specially handled.
        if isinstance(value, cgi.FieldStorage):
            # decode FieldStorage's field name and filename
            value = copy.copy(value)
            if self.decode_keys:
       =, self.errors)
            value.filename = value.filename.decode(self.encoding, self.errors)
                value = value.decode(self.encoding, self.errors)
            except AttributeError:
        return value

    def __getitem__(self, key):
        return self._decode_value(self.multi.__getitem__(key))

    def __setitem__(self, key, value):
        self.multi.__setitem__(key, value)

    def add(self, key, value):
        """Add the key and value, not overwriting any previous value."""
        self.multi.add(key, value)

    def getall(self, key):
        """Return list of all values matching the key (may be an empty list)."""
        return [self._decode_value(v) for v in self.multi.getall(key)]

    def getone(self, key):
        """Return one value matching key.  Raise KeyError if multiple matches."""
        return self._decode_value(self.multi.getone(key))

    def mixed(self):
        """Return dict where values are single values or a list of values.

        The value is a single value if key appears just once.  It is 
        a list of values when a key/value appears more than once in this 
        dictionary.  This is similar to the kind of dictionary often 
        used to represent the variables in a web request.
        unicode_mixed = {}
        for key, value in self.multi.mixed().iteritems():
            if isinstance(value, list):
                value = [self._decode_value(value) for value in value]
                value = self._decode_value(value)
            unicode_mixed[self._decode_key(key)] = value
        return unicode_mixed

    def dict_of_lists(self):
        """Return dict where each key is associated with a list of values."""
        unicode_dict = {}
        for key, value in self.multi.dict_of_lists().iteritems():
            value = [self._decode_value(value) for value in value]
            unicode_dict[self._decode_key(key)] = value
        return unicode_dict

    def __delitem__(self, key):

    def __contains__(self, key):
        return self.multi.__contains__(key)

    has_key = __contains__

    def clear(self):

    def copy(self):
        return UnicodeMultiDict(self.multi.copy(), self.encoding, self.errors)

    def setdefault(self, key, default=None):
        return self._decode_value(self.multi.setdefault(key, default))

    def pop(self, key, *args):
        return self._decode_value(self.multi.pop(key, *args))

    def popitem(self):
        k, v = self.multi.popitem()
        return (self._decode_key(k), self._decode_value(v))

    def __repr__(self):
        items = ', '.join(['(%r, %r)' % v for v in self.items()])
        return '%s([%s])' % (self.__class__.__name__, items)

    def __len__(self):
        return self.multi.__len__()

    ## All the iteration:

    def keys(self):
        return [self._decode_key(k) for k in self.multi.iterkeys()]

    def iterkeys(self):
        for k in self.multi.iterkeys():
            yield self._decode_key(k)

    __iter__ = iterkeys

    def items(self):
        return [(self._decode_key(k), self._decode_value(v)) for \
                    k, v in self.multi.iteritems()]

    def iteritems(self):
        for k, v in self.multi.iteritems():
            yield (self._decode_key(k), self._decode_value(v))

    def values(self):
        return [self._decode_value(v) for v in self.multi.itervalues()]

    def itervalues(self):
        for v in self.multi.itervalues():
            yield self._decode_value(v)