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

Project description

lxml is a Pythonic, mature 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.

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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

After an official release of a new stable series, current bug fixes become available at . Running easy_install lxml==2.0bugfix will install this version from

2.0.8 (2008-07-24)

Features added

  • lxml.html.rewrite_links() strips links to work around documents with whitespace in URL attributes.

Bugs fixed

  • Crash when parsing XSLT stylesheets in a thread and using them in another.
  • CSS selector parser dropped remaining expression after a function with parameters.

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