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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, 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

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, bug fixes may become available at . Running easy_install lxml==2.2bugfix will install the unreleased branch state from as soon as a maintenance branch has been established.

2.2.6 (2010-03-02)

Bugs fixed

  • Fixed several Python 3 regressions by building with Cython 0.11.3.

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