Walter Dörwald walter at livinglogic.de
Mon Dec 8 15:47:27 EST 2003

XIST 2.3 has been released!

What is it?

XIST is an XML-based extensible HTML generator written in Python.
XIST is also a DOM parser (built on top of SAX2) with a very simple
and Pythonesque tree API. Every XML element type corresponds to a
Python class, and these Python classes provide a conversion method
to transform the XML tree (e.g., into HTML). XIST can be considered
"object oriented XSL".

What's new in version 2.3?

     * Namespace handling has been rewritten to be more standard
       compliant (no more namespace prefixes for entity references
       or processing instructions).

     * Global attributes will now always generate the appropriate
       xmlns attributes.

     * Support for uTidylib has been added and arguments
       can be passed to tidy now.

     * The HTMLParser can handle global attributes now.

     * When parsing from an URL the base URL will be correct now
       even if the request gets redirected
       (thanks to ll-url 0.11.6).

      * Various other small bugfixes and enhancements.

For changes in older versions see:

Where can I get it?

XIST can be downloaded from http://ftp.livinglogic.de/xist/
or ftp://ftp.livinglogic.de/pub/livinglogic/xist/

Web pages are at

ViewCVS access is available at

     Walter Dörwald

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