Source code for htmldate.validators

# pylint:disable-msg=E0611,I1101
Filters for date parsing and date validators.

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# standard
import datetime
import logging
import time

from collections import Counter
from functools import lru_cache


LOGGER = logging.getLogger(__name__)
LOGGER.debug('date settings: %s %s %s', MIN_YEAR, LATEST_POSSIBLE, MAX_YEAR)

[docs]@lru_cache(maxsize=CACHE_SIZE) def date_validator(date_input, outputformat, earliest=MIN_DATE, latest=LATEST_POSSIBLE): """Validate a string w.r.t. the chosen outputformat and basic heuristics""" # safety check if date_input is None: return False # try if date can be parsed using chosen outputformat if not isinstance(date_input, # speed-up try: if outputformat == '%Y-%m-%d': dateobject = datetime.datetime(int(date_input[:4]), int(date_input[5:7]), int(date_input[8:10])) # default else: dateobject = datetime.datetime.strptime(date_input, outputformat) except ValueError: return False else: dateobject = date_input # basic year validation year = int(, '%Y')) if MIN_YEAR <= year <= MAX_YEAR: # not newer than today or stored variable try: if earliest <= <= latest: return True except AttributeError: if earliest <= dateobject <= latest: return True LOGGER.debug('date not valid: %s', date_input) return False
[docs]def output_format_validator(outputformat): """Validate the output format in the settings""" # test in abstracto if not isinstance(outputformat, str) or '%' not in outputformat: logging.error('malformed output format: %s', outputformat) return False # test with date object dateobject = datetime.datetime(2017, 9, 1, 0, 0) try: dateobject.strftime(outputformat) # Python < 3.7 only except (NameError, TypeError, UnicodeError, ValueError) as err: logging.error('wrong output format or format type: %s %s', outputformat, err) return False return True
@lru_cache(maxsize=CACHE_SIZE) def plausible_year_filter(htmlstring, pattern, yearpat, tocomplete=False): """Filter the date patterns to find plausible years only""" # slow! allmatches = pattern.findall(htmlstring) occurrences = Counter(allmatches) toremove = set() # LOGGER.debug('occurrences: %s', occurrences) for item in occurrences.keys(): # scrap implausible dates try: if tocomplete is False: potential_year = int( else: lastdigits = if lastdigits[0] == '9': potential_year = int('19' + lastdigits) else: potential_year = int('20' + lastdigits) except AttributeError: LOGGER.debug('not a year pattern: %s', item) toremove.add(item) else: if potential_year < MIN_YEAR or potential_year > MAX_YEAR: LOGGER.debug('no potential year: %s', item) toremove.add(item) # occurrences.remove(item) # continue # preventing dictionary changed size during iteration error for item in toremove: del occurrences[item] return occurrences def compare_values(reference, attempt, outputformat, original_date): """Compare the date expression to a reference""" timestamp = time.mktime(datetime.datetime.strptime(attempt, outputformat).timetuple()) if original_date is True and (reference == 0 or timestamp < reference): reference = timestamp elif original_date is False and timestamp > reference: reference = timestamp return reference @lru_cache(maxsize=CACHE_SIZE) def filter_ymd_candidate(bestmatch, pattern, original_date, copyear, outputformat, min_date, max_date): """Filter free text candidates in the YMD format""" if bestmatch is not None: pagedate = '-'.join([,,]) if date_validator( pagedate, '%Y-%m-%d', earliest=min_date, latest=max_date ) is True and (copyear == 0 or int( >= copyear): LOGGER.debug('date found for pattern "%s": %s', pattern, pagedate) return convert_date(pagedate, '%Y-%m-%d', outputformat) ## TODO: test and improve #if original_date is True: # if copyear == 0 or int( <= copyear: # LOGGER.debug('date found for pattern "%s": %s', pattern, pagedate) # return convert_date(pagedate, '%Y-%m-%d', outputformat) #else: # if copyear == 0 or int( >= copyear: # LOGGER.debug('date found for pattern "%s": %s', pattern, pagedate) # return convert_date(pagedate, '%Y-%m-%d', outputformat) return None
[docs]def convert_date(datestring, inputformat, outputformat): """Parse date and return string in desired format""" # speed-up (%Y-%m-%d) if inputformat == outputformat: return str(datestring) # date object (speedup) if isinstance(datestring, return datestring.strftime(outputformat) # normal dateobject = datetime.datetime.strptime(datestring, inputformat) return dateobject.strftime(outputformat)
def check_extracted_reference(reference, outputformat, min_date, max_date): '''Test if the extracted reference date can be returned''' if reference > 0: dateobject = datetime.datetime.fromtimestamp(reference) converted = dateobject.strftime(outputformat) if date_validator(converted, outputformat, earliest=min_date, latest=max_date) is True: return converted return None def get_min_date(min_date): '''Validates the minimum date and/or defaults to earliest plausible date''' if min_date is not None: try: # internal conversion from Y-M-D format min_date =[:4]), int(min_date[5:7]), int(min_date[8:10])) except ValueError: min_date = MIN_DATE else: min_date = MIN_DATE return min_date def get_max_date(max_date): '''Validates the maximum date and/or defaults to latest plausible date''' if max_date is not None: try: # internal conversion from Y-M-D format max_date =[:4]), int(max_date[5:7]), int(max_date[8:10])) except ValueError: max_date = LATEST_POSSIBLE else: max_date = LATEST_POSSIBLE return max_date