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Powerful and Pythonic XML processing library combining libxml2/libxslt with the ElementTree API.

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lxml is a Pythonic binding for the libxml2 and libxslt libraries. It provides safe and convenient access to these libraries using the ElementTree API.

It extends the ElementTree API significantly to offer support for XPath, RelaxNG, XML Schema, XSLT, C14N and much more.

In case you want to use the current in-development version of lxml, you can get it from the subversion repository at . Running easy_install lxml==dev will install it from

Current bug fixes for the stable version are at . Running easy_install lxml==lxml-1.1bugfix will install this version from

1.1.1 (2006-09-21)

Features added

  • XSLT profiling support (profile_run keyword)

  • countchildren() method on objectify.ObjectifiedElement

  • Support custom elements for tree nodes in lxml.objectify

Bugs fixed

  • lxml.objectify failed to support long data values (e.g., “123L”)

  • Error messages from XSLT did not reach XSLT.error_log

  • Factories objectify.Element() and objectify.DataElement() were missing attrib and nsmap keyword arguments

  • Changing the default parser in lxml.objectify did not update the factories Element() and DataElement()

  • Let lxml.objectify.Element() always generate tree elements (not data elements)

  • Build under Windows failed (’0’ bug in patched Pyrex version)

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