[Biodevelopers] Another point of discussion: XML

Joe Landman landman at scientificappliance.com
Fri May 3 16:43:10 EDT 2002

On Fri, 2002-05-03 at 14:08, Jeffrey Chang wrote:

> During the biohackathon in January, I worked on getting Python access to 
> the XEMBL databases via SOAP.  I needed a WSDL parser that could parse 
> the XEMBL specification and create the proper SOAP requests.  I got hold 
> of one parser (hosted at ActiveState?), but it was not able to parse the 
> specification.  I don't believe it was a problem with the specs, because 
> perl handled the same WSDL file fine.  My conclusion at the time was 
> that I would have to manually go through the WSDL file and generate the 
> proper SOAP requests by hand.

Any thoughts on the pySOAP object? From
http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/python/2001/06/14/pysoap.html I thought it
would be nearly as easy to use as the SOAP::Lite module under Perl.

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