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ToDo's for lxml
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lxml
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Exposing libxml2 functionalities
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* Test XML entities, also in an ElementTree context.
In general
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* test namespaces more in-depth
* more testing on multi-threading
* better exception messages for XPath and schemas based on error log,
e.g. missing namespace mappings in XPath
ElementTree
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* _setroot(), even though this is not strictly a public method.
QName
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* expose prefix support?
Objectify
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* emulate setting special __attributes__ on ObjectifiedElement's as Python
attributes, not XML children
Features
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* RelaxNG compact notation (rnc versus rng) support. Currently not supported
by libxml2 (patch exists)
lxml 2.0
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* always use '<string>' as URL when tree was parsed from string? (can libxml2
handle this?)
* clean up (and remove?) duplicated API for extension functions
* follow PEP 8 in API naming (avoidCamelCase in_favour_of_underscores)
* clean support for entities (is the Entity element class enough?)
* implement 'position' property on ParseError exception
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