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.
In case you want to use the current in-development version of lxml, you can get it from the subversion repository at https://github.com/lxml/lxml . Running easy_install lxml==dev will install it from https://github.com/lxml/lxml/tarball/master#egg=lxml-dev .
After an official release of a new stable series, bug fixes may become available at https://github.com/lxml/lxml-maintenance/tree/lxml-2.2 . Running easy_install lxml==2.2bugfix will install the unreleased branch state from https://github.com/lxml/lxml-maintenance/tarball/lxml-2.2#egg=lxml-2.2bugfix as soon as a maintenance branch has been established.
- Crash in newer libxml2 versions when moving elements between documents that had attributes on replaced XInclude nodes.
- Import fix for urljoin in Python 3.1+.
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