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lxml 2.3.4

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

Latest Version: 3.5.0b1

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 github repository at . Note that this requires Cython to build the sources, see the build instructions on the project home page. To the same end, running easy_install lxml==dev will install lxml from if you have an appropriate version of Cython installed.

After an official release of a new stable series, bug fixes may become available at . Running easy_install lxml==2.3bugfix will install the unreleased branch state from as soon as a maintenance branch has been established. Note that this requires Cython to be installed at an appropriate version for the build.

2.3.4 (2012-03-26)

Features added

Bugs fixed

  • Crash when building an nsmap (Element property) with empty namespace URIs.
  • Crash due to race condition when errors (or user messages) occur during threaded XSLT processing.
  • XSLT stylesheet compilation could ignore compilation errors.

Other changes

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