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[vox-tech] PHP and XML or python and XML ....



hi everyone,

I am looking for a good way to export records from a series of tables stored 
in a RDBMS. currently I am entering data into this system via a PHP-driven 
web-interface. I would like to be able to export data from the database into 
a common, parseable format (XML) . 

I am struggling with the best approach to dynamically creating XML from the 
results of a query. 

so far I have played around with doing the work in PHP with XML_fastcreate 
(http://pear.php.net/package/XML_FastCreate) ... but am having some 
difficulties. Now I am considering relegating all import/export operations to 
a python script, so I do not have to deal with  web-browser issues at all. 

Does anyone have any suggestions for semi-automated creation of XML via 
python, based on the results of a DB query ? 


For some background: I am trying to come up with a convenient, intermediate 
format for storing complex data- which will eventually all end up in a DB. 
However several people will potentially be generating data, and some without 
network access- thus the need for a transportable intermediate file.

any thoughts / input would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers,

-- 
Dylan Beaudette
Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group
University of California at Davis
530.754.7341
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