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Avoid circular reference by weak referencing kid's parent

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CyrilPeponnet committed Aug 15, 2014
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  1. +4 −3 xmpp/
@@ -18,6 +18,7 @@
I'm personally using it in many other separate projects. It is designed to be as standalone as possible."""

import xml.parsers.expat
import weakref

def XMLescape(txt):
"""Returns provided string with symbols & < > " replaced by their respective XML entities."""
@@ -160,8 +161,8 @@ def addChild(self, name=None, attrs={}, payload=[], namespace=None, node=None):
raise AttributeError("Use namespace=x instead of attrs={'xmlns':x}")
if node:
node.parent = self
else: newnode=Node(tag=name, parent=self, attrs=attrs, payload=payload)
node.parent = weakref.proxy(self)
else: newnode=Node(tag=name, parent=weakref.proxy(self), attrs=attrs, payload=payload)
if namespace:
@@ -267,7 +268,7 @@ def setNamespace(self, namespace):
def setParent(self, node):
""" Sets node's parent to "node". WARNING: do not checks if the parent already present
and not removes the node from the list of childs of previous parent. """
self.parent = node
self.parent = weakref.proxy(node) if node else None
def setPayload(self,payload,add=0):
""" Sets node payload according to the list specified. WARNING: completely replaces all node's
previous content. If you wish just to add child or CDATA - use addData or addChild methods. """

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