Libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the Gnome project, but it can be used outside of GNOME. It provides functions which allow reading data from XML files as well as changing data within the XML tree structure and saving the changing to be used later. Though the library is written in C a variety of language bindings make it available in other environments.
This package (a.k.a. libxml or gnome-xml) implements a number of existing standards related to markup languages, including the XML standard, Namespaces in XML, XML Base, RFC 2396, XPath, XPointer, HTML4, XInclude, SGML Catalogs, and XML Catalogs. In most cases, libxml tries to implement the specifications in a relatively strict way. To some extent, it provides support for the following specifications, but doesn't claim to implement them: DOM, FTP client, HTTP client, SAX, and DocBook SGML. Support for W3C XML Schemas is in progress.
DocumentationUser tutorial available in HTML format from http://xmlsoft.org/tutorial/index.html
released on 20 November 2015
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|X11||Janet Casey||26 August 2002|
Leaders and contributors
|Igor Zlatkovic||Contributor for the Windows port|
|Rob Richards||Contributor for the Windows port|
Resources and communication
|Bug Tracking||Bug Tracking||http://bugzilla.gnome.org/buglist.cgi?product=libxml2|
|Developer||Mailing List Subscribe||http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/xml|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2|
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