5. Future Directions

pyRXP is mature and unlikely to change further. At the time of writing in 2013, libxml2/libxslt and the very popular lxml package which use them, seem to have “picked up the mantle of”cornered the market” for full features XML processing in Python; and the standard library now has cElementTree so can do lightweight parsing quickly.

We expect to be using it for several years to come and will attempt to support any bugs found.

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