Package lxml :: Module etree :: Class CustomElementClassLookup
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Class CustomElementClassLookup

            object --+        
    ElementClassLookup --+    
FallbackElementClassLookup --+
Known Subclasses:

CustomElementClassLookup(self, fallback=None) Element class lookup based on a subclass method.

You can inherit from this class and override the method:

lookup(self, type, doc, namespace, name)

to lookup the element class for a node. Arguments of the method: * type: one of 'element', 'comment', 'PI', 'entity' * doc: document that the node is in * namespace: namespace URI of the node (or None for comments/PIs/entities) * name: name of the element/entity, None for comments, target for PIs

If you return None from this method, the fallback will be called.

Instance Methods [hide private]
a new object with type S, a subtype of T
__new__(T, S, ...)
lookup(self, type, doc, namespace, name)

Inherited from FallbackElementClassLookup: __init__, set_fallback

Inherited from object: __delattr__, __format__, __getattribute__, __hash__, __reduce__, __reduce_ex__, __repr__, __setattr__, __sizeof__, __str__, __subclasshook__

Properties [hide private]

Inherited from FallbackElementClassLookup: fallback

Inherited from object: __class__

Method Details [hide private]

__new__(T, S, ...)

Returns: a new object with type S, a subtype of T
Overrides: object.__new__