Parsing .asx playlist files in python

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Sat Sep 29 11:55:22 MDT 2007


Michael L Torrie wrote:
> Sadly, though, totem's parser appears to either be thinking the playlist
> really is xml, or else they expect the playlist to be a bit more
> well-formed than it is.  Because totem's parser fails miserably for
> NPR's playlists.  Even Totem the player won't play them.  However
> mplayer and xine will (must have their own parsers), however those
> parsers aren't in library form for use from python.

A search for xine python turns up:

http://freevo.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/freevo-2.0/Kaa#head-529c675806166b472dff86e072c8853b23f156d5
http://pyxine.sourceforge.net/

Do those help?

Shane




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