Powerful and Pythonic XML processing library combining libxml2/libxslt with the ElementTree API.
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.
To contact the project, go to the project home page or see our bug tracker at https://launchpad.net/lxml
In case you want to use the current in-development version of lxml, you can get it from the subversion repository at http://codespeak.net/svn/lxml/trunk . Running easy_install lxml==dev will install it from http://codespeak.net/svn/lxml/trunk#egg=lxml-dev
After an official release of a new stable series, current bug fixes become available at http://codespeak.net/svn/lxml/branch/lxml-2.0 . Running easy_install lxml==2.0bugfix will install this version from http://codespeak.net/svn/lxml/branch/lxml-2.0#egg=lxml-2.0bugfix
Passing the unicode type as encoding to tostring() will serialise to unicode. The tounicode() function is now deprecated.
XMLSchema() and RelaxNG() can parse from StringIO.
makeparser() function in lxml.objectify to create a new parser with the usual objectify setup.
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