[XML-SIG] python-xml unsupported?

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Tue Feb 12 16:59:24 CET 2008

> On Feb 11, 2008, at 10:58 AM, Bob Kline wrote:
>> Are there any plans to include the XML validation support in the
>> standard Python libraries at some point?
> I don't know of any such plans at this time.  Most programmers aren't
> actually in need of schema-based validation most of the time, though
> there are clearly times when it would be handy.  Even then, however,
> getting programmers to agree as to what's needed doesn't result in a
> single clear set of requirements, mostly due to the variety of schema
> languages available; everyone needs something different.

Hmmm, at least, there are not so many important schema languages that are
not supported by lxml (read: libxml2). I think the combined force of DTD,
XML Schema, RelaxNG and Schematron should meet most people's needs.
Actually, the only one that I could imagine being missing would be


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