Draft Proposal GSOC 2019

David Disseldorp ddiss at samba.org
Mon Apr 8 23:36:36 UTC 2019

On Mon, 8 Apr 2019 23:55:03 +0100, P Mairo wrote:

> - thanks for pointing out the incorrect reference, I'll replace it with
> this one :
> https://github.com/wireshark/wireshark/blob/master/doc/README.xml-output,
> as far as the parsing is concerned, I heard a lot of good things about
> ElementTree (
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1912434/how-do-i-parse-xml-in-python)
> which is included in the Python standard library

Thanks for the clarification.

> - For the XML parsing, I go from the assumption that the diff of two pdml
> files is also a valid pdml file that I can convert to html where what I
> call "diff" is just the combination of the two outputs where I'll find a
> way to retain which line belongs to which file then use a color scheme to
> prettify all that while not being too fancy.

I'd expect that assumption may be a little optimistic :-). Still, it
sounds like a reasonable starting point. As mentioned earlier, please
don't forget to submit your final proposal before the deadline.

Cheers, David

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