class pyvo.utils.xml.elements.Element(config=None, pos=None, _name='', _ns='', **kwargs)[source]

Bases: object

A base class for all classes that represent XML elements.

Subclasses and Mixins must initialize their independent attributes after calling super().__init__.

Methods Summary

parse(iterator, config)

For internal use.

to_xml(w, **kwargs)

Methods Documentation

parse(iterator, config)[source]

For internal use. Parse the XML content of the children of the element. Override this method and do after-parse checks after calling super().parse, if you need to.

iteratorxml iterator

An iterator over XML elements as returned by get_xml_iterator.


The configuration dictionary that affects how certain elements are read.

to_xml(w, **kwargs)[source]