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Manage Kindle 2.5 collections.json file
#!/usr/bin/env python
import optparse
import simplejson as json
import time
LONGNAME = "%s@en-US"
def load_file(filename):
Load a json file and return the resulting object
return json.loads(open(filename, 'r').read())
def write_file(coll, filename):
open(filename, 'w').write(json.dumps(coll))
def add(coll, item):
Add an item to collection
print "Adding item %s" % item
time_ms = int(time.time()*1000)
new_item = {}
name = LONGNAME % item
if not ((name) in coll):
coll[name] = {'items':[],'lastAccess':time_ms}
def delete(coll, item):
name = LONGNAME % item
if name in coll:
del coll[name]
print 'item %s not found' % item
def main():
# Generate options and parse arguments
list = False
usage = "usage: %prog [options] filename"
p = optparse.OptionParser(usage=usage)
p.add_option('--add', '-a', help="add an item")
p.add_option('--delete', '-d', help="delete an item")
p.add_option('-l', action="store_true", dest="list", help="list item names")
options, args = p.parse_args()
# Must have only 1 argument, the filename
if len(args) != 1:
# Load the json file
coll = load_file(args[0])
# Process options
if options.add:
add(coll, options.add)
if options.delete:
delete(coll, options.delete)
if options.list:
for key in coll.keys():
print str(key.split('@')[0])
# Write back to file
write_file(coll, args[0])
if __name__ == '__main__':
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